drippy drippy

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) wet with light rain
  2. (adj) leaking in drops
  3. (adj) effusively or insincerely emotional

Usage(s):

  1. Lyricist Carl Sigman's sentimental lines were the standard drippy stuff, but the lilting waltz tune had an unusually fresh, clean sound.
  2. While examining the scene, police discovered in a closet a brown folder stuffed with drippy correspondence from Chrzanowski.
  3. Kids will be more interested in the way an upside-down A becomes a drippy ice-cream cone or a sideways E turns into an electric plug.

News

  1. Korky Vann: Where To Find Old-School Summertime Fun

    Remember when summers meant swimming, reading (actual books, not tablets), drippy ice cream cones and drive-in movies?        
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

  2. Where To Find Old-School Summertime Fun: Clam Shacks, Main Streets, Sandy Beaches

    Remember when summers meant swimming, reading (actual books, not tablets), drippy ice cream cones and drive-in movies?
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

Quotes

  1. "She has become, in my opinion, as drippy and as impossibly vain as the rest of them," says Jones.
    on Jan 30, 2009 By: Liz Jones Source: TheImproper.com

  2. "It creates this beautiful, drippy, layered, feminine look," Ms. Lakshmi says, noting that layered looks in jewelry are a trend this spring.
    on Apr 29, 2009 By: Padma Lakshmi Source: Wall Street Journal

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