verb (used without object), dripped or dript, drip·ping.
verb (used with object), dripped or dript, drip·ping.
Origin of drip
Synonyms for drip
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Contemporary Examples of drip
Mixner would insert it via an IV and hold his friend until the drip was completed.Gay Activist David Mixner: I Mercy Killed 8 People
October 29, 2014
But as one Republican consultant put it, “There is a drip drip.”
The artist is allegedly pictured spraying a wall with black paint to create a "drip effect," according to the photographer.Banksy Snapped? This Is Allegedly a Photograph of the Graffiti Artist at Work in New York City
October 25, 2013
Lead acid cells could leak acid, which might drip out of the radio cabinet onto your lovely Persian rug.Whatever Happened to the "B" Battery?
December 21, 2012
However, experts are saying there is no danger to mothe ror unborn child provided fluids and nutrients can be provided by a drip.William Leaves Hospital, Kate on Drip
December 3, 2012
Historical Examples of drip
The only sound to be heard was the drip of the chicken juice falling into the pan.Doctor Pascal
On the other hand, he had told her to keep in the dry, and the porch was beginning to drip.Howards End
E. M. Forster
The sun was fierce, the land seemed to glisten and drip with steam.Heart of Darkness
The drip of the fog from the eaves was the only break in the stillness.The Million-Dollar Suitcase
Mingling with these is the pleasant drip, drip of the falling water.Molly Bawn
Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
verb drips, dripping or dripped
- the usually intravenous drop-by-drop administration of a therapeutic solution, as of salt or sugar
- the solution administered
- the equipment used to administer a solution in this way
Word Origin for drip
mid-15c., from drip (v.). The slang meaning "stupid, feeble, or dull person" is first recorded 1932, perhaps from earlier American English slang sense "nonsense" (1919).