Part of speech: verb

To make ripples on or in; move with ripples, as running water.

Part of speech: noun

A wavelet on the surface of water; a sound, as of rippling water.

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Usage examples "ripple":

  1. I laughed, but the plump of his suggestion left a pleasant ripple in my mind. - "Neighbours", Robert Stead.
  2. A choking ripple of laughter came from the counter. - "Lady Baltimore", Owen Wister.
  3. Again the piano began to ripple and thunder. - "We Three", Gouverneur Morris.