verb (used without object), siped, sip·ing. Scot. and North England.

(of liquid) to drip, ooze, or soak through.

Nearby words

  1. sioux city,
  2. sioux falls,
  3. sioux state,
  4. sioux war,
  5. sip,
  6. siphnos,
  7. siphon,
  8. siphon bottle,
  9. siphonage,
  10. siphonapterous

Origin of sipe

before 900; perhaps continuing Old English sīpian; cognate with Dutch zijpen, Middle Low German sīpen. See seep

Related formssip·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019