- 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[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[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.
NAmE//drɪp//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they drip
he / she / it drips
past simple dripped
-ing form dripping