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drip

drip

 
 
pronunciation:
drIp
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: dripped, dripping, drips
definition 1: to flow downward in drops.
Water is dripping from the faucet.
similar words:
dribble, leak, ooze, trickle
definition 2: to emit drops that flow downward.
This faucet drips.
similar words:
dribble, leak, ooze
definition 3: to manifest some quality in an obvious manner or to an exceptional degree, often insincerely.
She was dripping with sympathy.
synonyms:
ooze
similar words:
gush
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to emit downward flowing drops of.
The faucet drips water.
similar words:
dribble, leak, ooze, sprinkle, trickle
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the action or process of dripping.
similar words:
dribble, leak, trickle
definition 2: liquid that flows downward in drops.
similar words:
dribble, droplets, drops, leak
definition 3: the sound of dripping.
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