[drip] vb dripped ; drip.ping [ME drippen, fr. OE dryppan; akin to OE dropa drop] vt (bef. 12c) 1: to let fall in drops
2: to let out or seem to spill copiously "her voice dripping sarcasm" ~ vi 1 a: to let fall drops of moisture or liquid b: to overflow with or as if with moisture "a uniform dripping with gold braid"
2: to fall in or as if in drops
3: to waft or pass gently -- drip.per n
drip n (1664) 1: a part of a cornice or other member that projects to throw off rainwater; also: an overlapping metal strip or an underneath groove for the same purpose
2. a: a falling in drops b: liquid that falls, overflows, or is extruded in drops
3: the sound made by or as if by falling drops
4: a device for the administration of a fluid at a slow rate esp. into a vein; also: a material so administered
5: a dull or unattractive person drip adj (1895): of, relating to, or being coffee made by letting boiling water drip slowly through finely ground coffee "~ coffee" "a ~ pot"