What does DRIP mean?

Definitions for DRIPdrɪp

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word DRIP.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drip, trickle, dribble(noun)

    flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid

    "there's a drip through the roof"

  2. drip, dripping(noun)

    the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop

    "the constant sound of dripping irritated him"

  3. drip, drip mold, drip mould(verb)

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

  4. drip(verb)

    fall in drops

    "Water is dripping from the faucet"

  5. dribble, drip, drop(verb)

    let or cause to fall in drops

    "dribble oil into the mixture"


  1. drip(Noun)

    A drop of a liquid.

    I put a drip of vanilla extract in my hot cocoa.

  2. drip(Noun)

    Dividend reinvestment program; a type of financial investing

    I put a drip of vanilla extract in my hot cocoa.

  3. drip(Noun)

    An apparatus that slowly releases a liquid, especially one that releases drugs into a patient's bloodstream (an intravenous drip).

    He's not doing so well. The doctors have put him on a drip.

  4. drip(Noun)

    A limp, ineffectual, boring or otherwise uninteresting person.

    He couldn't even summon up the courage to ask her name... what a drip!

  5. drip(Verb)

    To fall one drop at a time.

    Listening to the tap next door drip all night drove me mad!

  6. drip(Verb)

    To leak slowly.

    Does the sink drip, or have I just spilt water over the floor?

  7. drip(Verb)

    To put a small amount of a liquid on something, drop by drop.

    After putting oil on the side of the salad, the chef should drip a little vinegar in the oil.

  8. drip(Verb)

    To have a superabundance of valuable things.

  9. drip(Verb)

    to rain lightly.

    The weather isn't so bad. I mean, it's dripping, but you're not going to get so wet.

  10. drip(Verb)

    to be wet, to be soaked.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drip(verb)

    to fall in drops; as, water drips from the eaves

  2. Drip(verb)

    to let fall drops of moisture or liquid; as, a wet garment drips

  3. Drip(verb)

    to let fall in drops

  4. Drip(noun)

    a falling or letting fall in drops; a dripping; that which drips, or falls in drops

  5. Drip(noun)

    that part of a cornice, sill course, or other horizontal member, which projects beyond the rest, and is of such section as to throw off the rain water

  6. Origin: [Akin to LG. drippen, Dan. dryppe, from a noun. See Drop.]


  1. Drip

    Drip is a trip hop band from Manila, Philippines. With an EP independently released in August 2003 and constant live performances, Drip's cult status grew with Manila's musical cognoscenti. Currently, Drip is signed to Terno Recordings. On March 15, 2008, the band released their second album entitled Identity Theft. The album is the first full-length Filipino album to be released under a Creative Commons license.

Suggested Resources

  1. DRIP

    What does DRIP stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the DRIP acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of DRIP in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of DRIP in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. RVM:

    Whenever negativity makes us drip, Inspiration creates a flip from Negative to Positive.

  2. RVM:

    Whenever negativity makes us drip, Inspiration creates a flip from Negative to Positive. -RVM

  3. President Bill Clinton:

    It is like a drip-drip-drip, and that's why I said that there's only so much that I can control.

  4. Ari Fleischer:

    The White House created a four day drip, drip, drip, drop instead of getting it all out of the way on the first day.

  5. Sumi Murayama:

    The best part of the bottle is its smart red cap, which doesn't drip, its simplicity perfectly fits a downtown restaurant like this.

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Translations for DRIP

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • изкапвам, капя, система, капкаBulgarian
  • mamlas, kapat, nekňubaCzech
  • dryppeDanish
  • Einfaltspinsel, lecken, Tropf, TropfenGerman
  • derramar, goteo, gotear, suero, aburroSpanish
  • tihkua, tiputus, vuotaa, tippa, tylsimys, pisara, tiputtaa, tiputuslaite, tippua, pisaroidaFinnish
  • dryppaFaroese
  • goutter, goutteler, goutte-à-goutte, tomber goutte à goutte, suinterFrench
  • frasScottish Gaelic
  • sheelManx
  • טיפה, טפטףHebrew
  • csöpögtet, csepegtet, szivárog, csöpögHungarian
  • 滴るJapanese
  • sive, dråpe, drypp, dryppeNorwegian
  • przeciekać, kropla, kapać, nakapać, ciec, kroplówkaPolish
  • pingar, gota, gotejar, bolsa, chato, vazar, pingoPortuguese
  • ch'ullchuyQuechua
  • picaRomanian
  • зануда, капнуть, накапать, течь, капельница, капать, протекать, капляRussian
  • ùkapati, cijediti, kȁpati, nàkapati, cúritiSerbo-Croatian
  • droppe, droppa, droppSwedish
  • goterWalloon

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