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drip (v.)

c. 1300, drippen, "to fall in drops; let fall in drops," from Old English drypan, also dryppan, from Proto-Germanic *drupjanan (source also of Old Norse dreypa, Middle Danish drippe, Dutch druipen, Old High German troufen, German triefen), perhaps from a PIE root *dhreu-. Related to droop and drop. Related: Dripped; dripping.

drip (n.)

mid-15c., drippe, "a drop of liquid," from drip (v.). From 1660s as "a falling or letting fall in drops." Medical sense of "continuous slow introduction of fluid into the body" is by 1933. The slang meaning "stupid, feeble, or dull person" is by 1932, perhaps from earlier American English slang sense "nonsense" (by 1919).

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Definitions of drip
1
drip (n.)
flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid;
there's a drip through the roof
Synonyms: trickle / dribble
drip (n.)
the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop;
the constant sound of dripping irritated him
Synonyms: dripping
drip (n.)
(architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater (as over a window or doorway);
Synonyms: drip mold / drip mould
2
drip (v.)
fall in drops;
Water is dripping from the faucet
drip (v.)
let or cause to fall in drops;
Synonyms: dribble / drop
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