Drip \drip\, n.

  1. A falling or letting fall in drops; a dripping; that which drips, or falls in drops
    The light drip of the suspended oar. --Byron
  2. (Arch.) 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

Drip \drip\, v. t To let fall in drops

Which from the thatch drips fast a shower of rain --Swift

Drip \drip\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. dripped or dript; p. pr. & vb. n. dripping.] [Akin to LG. drippen, Dan. dryppe, from a noun. See drop.]

  1. To fall in drops; as, water drips from the eaves
  2. To let fall drops of moisture or liquid; as, a wet garment drips [syn: dribble]
    The dark round of the dripping wheel. --Tennyson