drip

Part of speech: verb

To fall, or let fall, in drops.

Part of speech: noun

A falling, or letting fall, in drops.

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Usage examples "drip":

  1. Then she sat a long time at her table with both letters before her, and did not move, except to take her handkerchief out of her pocket and dry her eyes, from which the tears began at once to drip again. - "April Hopes", William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009.
  2. I heard the wash of the sea, or thought I heard it, and that was the only noise, except a steady drip, drip, splash where water dripped from the roof into a pool on the floor. - "Jim Davis", John Masefield.
  3. When the roof leaked, which was every time it rained, it was necessary to put pans on the bed to catch the drip. - "Deep Furrows", Hopkins Moorhouse.