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1 flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid; "there's a drip through the roof" [syn: trickle, dribble]
2 the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop; "the constant sound of dripping irritated him" [syn: dripping]
3 (architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater (as over a window or doorway) [syn: drip mold, drip mould]


1 fall in drops; "Water is dripping from the faucet"
2 let or cause to fall in drops; "dribble oil into the mixture" [syn: dribble, drop] [also: dripping, dripped]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. To leak slowly.
    Does the sink drip?
  2. To put a small amount of a liquid on something, drop by drop.
    After putting oil on the side of the salad, the chef should drip a little vinegar in the oil.
  3. To fall one drop at a time.


to leak slowly
to put a small amount of a liquid on something, drop by drop
to fall one drop at a time


  1. A drop of a liquid.
    I put a drip of vanilla extract in my hot cocoa.
  2. An apparatus that slowly releases a liquid, especially one that releases drugs into a patient's bloodstream (an intravenous drip).
    He's not doing so well. The doctors have put him on a drip.
  3. A limp, ineffectual, boring or otherwise uninteresting person.
    He couldn't even summon up the courage to ask her name... what a drip!
  4. finance informal Dividend Reinvestment Program; a type of financial investing


a drop of a liquid
a boring or otherwise uninteresting person
an apparatus that slowly releases a liquid
Dividend Reinvestment Program

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