Definition of Trickles

1. Noun. (plural of trickle) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of trickle) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trickles

1. trickle [v] - See also: trickle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trickles

trickiness
trickinesses
tricking
trickings
trickish
trickishly
trickishness
trickishnesses
trickle
trickle-down
trickle-up trend
trickle-up trends
trickle down
trickled
trickledown
trickles (current term)
tricklet
tricklets
tricklier
trickliest
trickling
tricklingly
trickly
trickment
trickments
tricks
tricks of the trade
trickshot
tricksier
tricksiest

Literary usage of Trickles

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1. The Great Limbaugh Con: And Other Right-Wing Assaults on Common Sense by Charles M. Kelly (1994)
"Wealth trickles down Limbaugh tries not to say the specific words, ... Obviously, the statement that wealth trickles down has become unpopular in its raw ..."

2. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"The bilge is the lowest part of a ship, and. as the rain or sea-water which trickles down to this part is hard to get at, it is apt to become foul and. very ..."

3. The Description of Greece by Pausanias (1824)
"Not far from these ruins there is a steep precipice, which surpasses in altitude any thing I ever saw: and water trickles down it, which the Greeks call the ..."

4. Appletons' Cyclopædia of Applied Mechanics: A Dictionary of Mechanical by Appleton, firm, publishers, New York (1878)
"As this melts, it trickles through a sieve into the second division of the vessel, leaving the impurities and the solid portion behind, where it is mixed ..."

5. The Geologist by Samuel Joseph Mackie (1860)
"The above is formed by a little stream which flows out of the hill-side, and trickles slowly down to join a. brook at the bottom. ..."

6. Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry edited by Epes Sargent (1882)
"... The weedy brook that trickles past her door Is a broad river fringed with drooping trees ; And of all marvels the most marvellous, The coarse unholy man ..."

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