verb (used without object), trick·led, trick·ling.
verb (used with object), trick·led, trick·ling.
Words nearby trickle
Origin of trickle
OTHER WORDS FROM trickletrick·ling·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for trickle
Throughout the late 1960s and 1970s, many old Nazis managed discreetly to trickle back to what they regarded as the Fatherland.
In the meantime, much of the book is already available online, and scholarly criticism has already started to trickle in.
Months after the president stepped in to save the Yazidis from genocide, the airstrikes have slowed to a trickle.Yazidis Face Genocide by ISIS After U.S. Turns Away|Josh Rogin|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In days of yore, blood on screen was to be feared: think the trickle of blood signaling defilement in old vampire movies.Sex, Blood and Maroon 5: Pop Culture’s Wounds Run Deep|Lizzie Crocker|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By the time Sotloff arrived in town, the flow of journalists in and out of Aleppo had diminished to less than a trickle.
Very soon, almost unbelievably soon, they began to trickle back.Where the Trail Divides|Will Lillibridge
Going to school or coming home, a trickle of water would stop him.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith
Half consciously I wiped away a tear that began to trickle down my cheek.The Indians' Last Fight|Dennis Collins
The crowd began to trickle down the long steps to the feast in the mess hall.The Cup of Fury|Rupert Hughes
Charles was fairly dry, except for a trickle of icy water following a contour that meandered to his left knee.The Syndic|C.M. Kornbluth