verb (used without object), dripped or dript, drip·ping.
verb (used with object), dripped or dript, drip·ping.
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Origin of drip
OTHER WORDS FROM dripnon·drip, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for drip
While many residents followed the advice of plumbers to leave faucets on drip to prevent freezing, authorities in Houston pleaded with residents not to do so Wednesday because of the rapidly depleting water supply.Hypothermia, carbon monoxide and cold pets: Google searches underscore depth of crisis in Texas|Christopher Ingraham|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
We’ve put runners on the hardwood to catch the drips, and we’ve taken to leaving an old hand towel on the floor to push around with our feet to soak up overspray.More dog tales: We’re learning the quirks of Archie the rescue|John Kelly|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
You probably have, too, with our country’s presidential election this week, which is causing high anxiety as small drips of information come in at all hours.Texting all day? You’ll feel happier if you pick up the phone and chat.|Jill Suttie|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
It was a review of Lady Macbeth, and it dripped with malice.
A film of the stuff dripped down the side, and I could see its gritty texture.
It dripped down from my head to my toes in slow motion, as if treacle had been poured over me.
The following looks—everything from eveningwear to denim jeans—dripped and dazzled with embellishment.
Beside a statue of Mordecai Anielewicz, the hero of the Warsaw uprising, dripped a crude cartoon of an Auschwitz-bound train.Ultra-Orthodox Jews Vandalize Jerusalem’s Holocaust Memorial|Alex Klein|June 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She sat upright by the side of the bed, watching the water as it dripped from the corpse, and would not allow any one to touch it.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
The Colorado resort fairly dripped with wealthy tourists and members of the sporting fraternity from everywhere.
When dey dripped dry dey was sent to de weavin' room whare dey was wove in blankets an' things.
Plunging on, he found himself before a window whose small panes dripped and groaned under a rain that was fast becoming a torrent.The Circular Study|Anna Katharine Green
Mr. W. is now having the dirt floor of his smoke-house dug up and boiling from it the salt that has dripped into it for years.
British Dictionary definitions for drip
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