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Adjective: drippy (drippier,drippiest)  dri-pee
  1. Wet with light rain
    "a wet drippy day";
    - drizzly, mizzly
     
  2. Leaking in drops
    "a drippy faucet"
     
  3. [informal] Effusively or insincerely emotional
    "a drippy novel";
    - bathetic, hokey [N. Amer, informal], maudlin, mawkish, kitschy, mushy [informal], schmaltzy [informal], schmalzy [informal], sentimental, sappy [informal], soppy [Brit, informal], soupy [informal], slushy [informal], corny [informal], cutesy [informal], gooey [informal], weepy [informal], cheesy [informal]

Derived forms: drippier, drippiest

See also: cornball [N. Amer, informal], emotional, leaky, lovey-dovey [informal], wet