An example of a drip is a constant flow of drops of water from a sink.
An example of drip is for water to slowly come out of a leaky faucet.
Water is dripping from that leaky faucet.
Listened to the steady drip of the rain.
An umbrella that is dripping all over the floor.
A speech that dripped with sarcasm.
A brush dripping paint; a speech that dripped invective.
Listening to the tap next door drip all night drove me mad!
After putting oil on the side of the salad, the chef should drip a little vinegar in the oil.
My broken pen dripped ink onto the table.
The Old Hall simply drips with masterpieces of the Flemish painters.
The duchess was dripping with jewels.
The weather isn't so bad. I mean, it's dripping, but you're not going to get so wet.
He's not doing so well. The doctors have put him on a drip.
Origin of drip
- Middle English drippen dhreu- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition