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Definition of drip verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they drip
    he / she / it drips
    past simple dripped
    -ing form dripping
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  1. 1[intransitive] (+ adv./prep.) (of liquid) to fall in small drops She was hot and sweat dripped into her eyes. Water was dripping down the walls.
  2. 2[intransitive, transitive] to produce drops of liquid The tap was dripping. + adv./prep. Her hair dripped down her back. drip something (+adv./prep.) Be careful, you're dripping paint everywhere!
  3. 3[intransitive, transitive] to contain or hold a lot of something drip with something The trees were dripping with fruit. drip something (figurative) His voice dripped sarcasm.
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