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dripping

noun

1 dripping

A liquid (as water) that flows in drops (as from the eaves of house).

synonym: drippage.



adverb

1 dripping

Extremely wet:
— Dripping wet.

synonyms: soaking, sopping.


adjective

Roget 339: moist, damp; watery etc. 337; madid, roric; undried, humid, sultry, wet, dank, luggy, dewy; ... show more

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drip

noun

1 drip

Flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid:
— There's a drip through the roof.

synonyms: dribble, trickle.

Roget 662: remedy, help, cure, redress; medicine, medicament; diagnosis, medical examination; medical treatment; surgery; preventive medicine.    [medical devices] clinical thermometer, ... show more

2 drip

The sound of a liquid falling drop by drop:
— The constant sound of dripping irritated him.

synonym: dripping.

3 drip

architecture A projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater (as over a window or doorway).

synonyms: drip mold, drip mould.

Polish: okapnik

verb

1 drip

Fall in drops.

Dutch: afdruipen, druppen

2 drip

Let or cause to fall in drops.

synonyms: dribble, drop.

Roget 348: flow, run; meander; gush, pour, spout, roll, jet, well, issue; drop, drip, dribble, plash, ... show more

Dutch: druppelen, dribbelen


Moby thesaurus: balderdash, baloney, boob, bore, bull, bunk, bushwa, buttonholer, chump, clod, condensation, condense, crashing bore, damper, distill, distillation, dolt, dope, drag, dribble ... show more.

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