Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a dripping state. D. G. Mitchell.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a dripping state.

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  • adjective dripping

Etymologies

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a- +‎ drip

Examples

  • Amid London fogs and gloomy graveyards adrip with dews and yews.

    Naked Cruelty

  • Your claws may as well be adrip with Gorn warrior blood.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Seize the Fire

  • Your claws may as well be adrip with Gorn warrior blood.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Seize the Fire

  • Your claws may as well be adrip with Gorn warrior blood.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Seize the Fire

  • Piercing it so often with this burning needles adrip with ink

    Visar Zhiti

  • I myself saw, when he caught the bodies of two of us with his great hand, and lying back in the middle of the cave crushed them on the rock, and the courts splashed and swam with gore; I saw when he champed the flesh adrip with dark clots of blood, and the warm limbs quivered under his teeth.

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • There was a great deal of laughter and disorder on every hand, and all made frequent trips to the water-taps, returning adrip to the waist, their hair and beards bejewelled with drops.

    The Silver Horde

  • She had on a silk dress (it was the silk which was doing the swishing), a great deal of jewelry, and a heavy fur coat fairly adrip around its whole lower edge with dozens of little tails.

    The Rich Little Poor Boy

  • The dust in the road was laid; trees were adrip with moisture; birds sat silent in their coverts; the morning light was wan and ghastly, with neither colour nor fire.

    Can Such Things Be

  • With blood the trees were all adrip; the leaves Shone in the witch-light with a ruddy bloom.

    Can Such Things Be

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