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Definition of the onomatopoeic word ‘drip’.

Drip
Pronunciation:
\ˈdrip\
Function:
verb
Inflected Form(s):
dripped; drip·ping
Etymology:
Middle English drippen, from Old English dryppan; akin to Old English dropa drop
Date:
before 12th century
transitive verb
1: to let fall in drops <a brush dripping paint>
2: to let out or seem to spill copiously <her voice dripping sarcasm> <trees dripping Spanish moss>intransitive verb
1 a: to let fall drops of moisture or liquid <wet clothes dripping onto the floor> b: to overflow with or as if with moisture <stories dripping with pop-culture references> <toast dripping with butter>
2: to fall in or as if in drops <let the excess drip off>
3: to waft or pass gently
drip·per noun


drip. (2008). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.
Retrieved May 15, 2008, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drip
 
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