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verb as in drop, trickle

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While many residents followed the advice of plumbers to leave faucets on drip to prevent freezing, authorities in Houston pleaded with residents not to do so Wednesday because of the rapidly depleting water supply.

We’ve put runners on the hardwood to catch the drips, and we’ve taken to leaving an old hand towel on the floor to push around with our feet to soak up overspray.

You probably have, too, with our country’s presidential election this week, which is causing high anxiety as small drips of information come in at all hours.

It was a review of Lady Macbeth, and it dripped with malice.

A film of the stuff dripped down the side, and I could see its gritty texture.

It dripped down from my head to my toes in slow motion, as if treacle had been poured over me.

The following looks—everything from eveningwear to denim jeans—dripped and dazzled with embellishment.

Beside a statue of Mordecai Anielewicz, the hero of the Warsaw uprising, dripped a crude cartoon of an Auschwitz-bound train.

She sat upright by the side of the bed, watching the water as it dripped from the corpse, and would not allow any one to touch it.

The Colorado resort fairly dripped with wealthy tourists and members of the sporting fraternity from everywhere.

Plunging on, he found himself before a window whose small panes dripped and groaned under a rain that was fast becoming a torrent.

Mr. W. is now having the dirt floor of his smoke-house dug up and boiling from it the salt that has dripped into it for years.

For some distance their course dipped downward at a gentle angle, while the ceilings and sides dripped with moisture.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dripped, such as: sprinkle, plop, rain, drizzle, filter, and splash.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.