Meaning of “trickle” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb uk us /ˈtrɪkl/
trickle down/from/out of, etc

If liquid trickles somewhere, it flows slowly and in a thin line:

She could feel the sweat trickling down her back.
trickle in/into/out, etc

to go somewhere slowly in small numbers:

People began to trickle into the classroom.
trickle noun [ C ]

a trickle of blood

(Definition of “trickle” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)