Part of speech: noun

That which falls in drops; the fat from roasting meat.

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Usage examples "dripping":

  1. She did not face him, for fear he should find the tear- marks on her cheeks; but when he had thrown his cap into a chair, and gone to the sink to plunge his face in cold water, and came out dripping, she did steal a look at him, and at once softened into a smiling pleasure. - "Country Neighbors", Alice Brown.
  2. At her feet, on the floor boards of the boat, sat Neal, dripping after his swim out of the cave. - "The Northern Iron 1907", George A. Birmingham.
  3. He laughed and swept the dripping hair out of his eyes as he ushered her in. - "Caribbee", Thomas Hoover.