verb (used with object), dipped or (Archaic) dipt; dip·ping.
verb (used without object), dipped or (Archaic) dipt; dip·ping.
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OTHER WORDS FROM dipdip·pa·ble, adjective, nounun·dipped, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for dipped
He said he dipped into his personal funds and “reached out to some people who gave money” to get the PAC started.
Couple guided Stella as she crawled and dipped her chest to pick up each magnet.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau|Ian Frisch|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As F-16s roared from one end of the horizon to the other, they dipped to bomb a grassland strip.Shocked by Ukraine Violence, NATO Prepares to Face Down Putin|Leo Cendrowicz|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now it dipped its head as Lane braced himself to rise, more as if to investigate the man, certainly not to gore him.
Slowly they whirled and dipped to the music only they could hear.The Stacks: John Schulian’s Classic Profile of Newspaper Columnist Mike Royko|John Schulian|January 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Agnes, however, carried the oars up to the tent and then forgot about the rest of her task as she dipped into a new book.The Corner House Girls Under Canvas|Grace Brooks Hill
By this time the sun was low in the west, and a short time afterward it dipped under the rim of the prairie.Bert Wilson in the Rockies|J. W. Duffield
The man opened a book of printed forms, dipped a pen into a dirty ink-stand, and wrote the date.The Messenger|Elizabeth Robins
He dipped the bucket, and Rob had his wash; by that time Brazier had joined him.Rob Harlow's Adventures|George Manville Fenn
There had been none of that poison-drop in which the keenest shafts of fate are dipped, "the looking for of evil."
British Dictionary definitions for dipped
verb dips, dipping or dipped
- to immerse (poultry, sheep, etc) briefly in a liquid chemical to rid them of or prevent infestation by insects, etc
- to immerse (grain, vegetables, or wood) in a preservative liquid
- any liquid chemical preparation in which poultry, sheep, etc are dipped
- any liquid preservative into which objects, esp of wood, are dipped