Definition of Drippy

1. Adjective. Wet with light rain. "A wet drippy day"

Exact synonyms: Drizzly
Similar to: Wet
Derivative terms: Drippiness, Drizzle



2. Adjective. Leaking in drops. "A drippy faucet"
Similar to: Leaky
Derivative terms: Drip

3. Adjective. Effusively or insincerely emotional. "Slushy poetry"

Definition of Drippy

1. Adjective. dripping or tending to drip. ¹

2. Adjective. tending to be rainy or wet. ¹

3. Adjective. tiresome or annoying. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Drippy

1. very wet [adj -PIER, -PIEST] : DRIPPILY [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Drippy

dripless
dripline
drippage
dripped
dripper
drippers
drippier
drippiest
drippily
drippiness
dripping
dripping pan
drippingly
drippings
dripple
drippy (current term)
drips
dripstone
dripstones
dript
driselase
drisheen
drisheens
drites
drith
driting
dritten
drivabilities
drivability

Literary usage of Drippy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Mentor Texts: Teaching Writing Through Children's Literature, K-6by Lynne R. Dorfman, Rose Cappelli by Lynne R. Dorfman, Rose Cappelli (2007)
"... everything drippy: drippy umbrellas, drippy cars, drippy roads. Tiny birds get knocked to the ground, smashing tiny ants in five drip-droppy raindrops. ..."

2. Computer Virus Survival Guide by David Stang (1991)
"That one might be Cascade, or might be a little joke program called drippy that your office mate is trying out on you. We'll need to run a scanner to be ..."

3. Computer Virus (Icsa) by David J. Stang (1991)
"That one might be Cascade, or might be a little joke program called drippy that your office mate is trying out on you. We'll need to run a scanner to be ..."

4. Technology Review by Massachusetts Institute of Technology Association of Class Secretaries, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alumni Association (1908)
"... drippy weather one learns to expect during the Silesian winter, we started off for a short trip southward, along the western slopes of the Carpathians, ..."

5. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1853)
"He gives them as the lines of an English wit, thus; “ Autumn, wheezy, sneezy, freezy, Winter, slippy, drippy, nippy; Spring showery, flowery, bowery; ..."

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