dripped dripped  /d ˈrɪpt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid
  2. (n) the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop
  3. (n) (architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater (as over a window or doorway)
  4. (v) fall in drops
  5. (v) let or cause to fall in drops

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Reportedly, he wore jeans and a dirty T shirt, and dripped blood on the royal bedclothes from a lacerated hand.
  2. As the poison dripped down Feng Xiaodan's throat, she imagined her toil and agony finally ebbing away.
  3. In the centre of the garage, into which rain dripped through the leaky roof, was a crude boxlike arena, 12 ft.

News

  1. Honey falls from High Street in Jefferson City

    It was a sweet Thursday afternoon in Jefferson City on High Street as honey dripped from a building.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: KRCG Jefferson City

  2. Two hurt, 14 boats burned in Des Moines Marina fire

    Fire investigators are getting a better look in daylight hours after a fire swept through a dock at the marina in Des Moines Sunday night. Of the eight boats that were burned, six of them are a total loss.  The melted fiberglass hulls of several boats dripped water as they awaited fire investigators. Investigators said a couple who was injured  fire were working on a bilge pump for the owner of ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma

Quotes

  1. Talking about his vital strike against the Pirates, Beckford said: "I got to the changing rooms and put my head in my hands and the tears dripped down my face. It felt like such a weight had been lifted. It was what we had been searching for the...
    on May 28, 2010 By: Jermaine Beckford Source: Yorkshire Post

  2. "The sublimely pleasurable taste of bacon:was further enhanced by its mingling with the barbeque sauce, greedily licked off as it dripped down my teenage fingers," Padma wrote in her 2007 cookbook, Tangy, Tart, Hot and Sweet, about devouring her...
    on Mar 25, 2009 By: Padma Lakshmi Source: E! Online

  3. "I would no sooner talk in public about what he said to me about his colleagues as I hope he would about what I said about my colleagues. But I can assure that there is no poison being dripped anywhere," Mr Mandelson said.
    on Oct 6, 2008 By: Peter Mandelson Source: This is London

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