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Verb: drip (dripped,dripping)  drip
  1. Fall in drops
    "Water is dripping from the faucet"
     
  2. Let or cause to fall in drops
    "drip oil into the mixture";
    - dribble, drop
Noun: drip  drip
  1. Flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid
    "there's a drip through the roof";
    - trickle, dribble
     
  2. The sound of a liquid falling drop by drop
    - dripping
     
  3. (architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater (as over a window or doorway)
    - drip mold [N. Amer], drip mould [Brit, Cdn]
     
  4. (medicine) an apparatus that slowly releases a liquid, especially one that releases drugs into a patient's bloodstream
     
  5. A weak, ineffectual person

Derived forms: dripping, dripped, drips

Type of: come down, descend, fall, flow, flowing, go down, pour, projection, sound

Encyclopedia: Drip, Drip, Drip