An example of to dip is scooping salsa onto a tortilla chip.
An example of to dip is jumping into a pool and getting out.
Dip Easter eggs.
Dip the flag in salute.
Sales dipped in May.
Dip water out of a bucket.
Dipped my head to avoid the branch.
I dipped into my pocket for some coins.
We dipped into our savings.
The sun dipped below the horizon.
The road dipped.
Sales dipped after Christmas.
A dip in prices.
The sun dips into the ocean.
To dip into one's savings.
This onion dip is just scrumptious.
“The sailor rushed to the flag hoist to dip the flag in return.”
To dip water from a boiler; to dip out water.
Strata of rock dip.
An example of a dip is hummus.
Origin of dip
- Middle English dippen from Old English dyppan dheub- in Indo-European roots N., sense 15, back-formation from dippy
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English dippen, from Old English dyppan, from Proto-Germanic *dupjaną. Compare Dutch dopen, German taufen.
- Back-formation from dippy.