Meaning of “drip” in the English Dictionary

"drip" in British English

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uk /drɪp/ us /drɪp/ -pp-

[ I or T ] If a liquid drips, it falls in drops, or you make it fall in drops:

Water dripped down the wall.
She dripped paint on the carpet.

[ I ] to produce drops of liquid:

Watch out - the candle's dripping.


uk /drɪp/ us /drɪp/

(Definition of “drip” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"drip" in American English

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dripverb [ I/T ]

us /drɪp/ -pp-

to fall in drops, or let liquid fall in drops:

[ I ] The sweat dripped down his nose and cheeks.
noun [ C/U ] us /drɪp/

[ U ] He heard the drip of a leaky faucet.

(Definition of “drip” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"DRIP" in Business English

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DRIPnoun [ C ]


abbreviation for dividend reinvestment plan: a form of investment in which the investor's dividends are used to buy more shares in the company, rather than being paid as cash

(Definition of “DRIP” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)