Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Characterized by or sounding in ripples.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Rippling; characterized by ripples.

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

  • adjective Having ripples; ; hence, resembling the sound of rippling water

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having ripples.

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Examples

  • Monday, September 07, 2009 - 12: 00 AM When I saw the cover for Fantastic Four #570, with the new creative team of Jonathon Hickman and Dale Eaglesham, I was more than a bit put-out by what I saw -- namely a ripply-muscled Reed Richards in short sleeves.

    Evil Inc.

  • Monday, September 07, 2009 - 12: 00 AM When I saw the cover for Fantastic Four #570, with the new creative team of Jonathon Hickman and Dale Eaglesham, I was more than a bit put-out by what I saw -- namely a ripply-muscled Reed Richards in short sleeves.

    Evil Inc.

  • It looked like it was going to hold when it was blocked, but gradually it sprung back to a ripply little circle.

    Jean's Knitting

  • Better put a big shirtless man with ripply abs on the cover, too!

    "Quell the rage that deeply seethes, the extremes of these devotions."

  • He looked at the bathroom window, stared at the ripply white glass.

    The New Yorker Stories

  • Cavernous and rambling, possessed of uninterrupted views of the Coney Island parachute jump, and with what my cousin still calls "ripply walls" (faux stucco), the place had sat unoccupied for a few years except for all of my grandparents' furniture, my grandmother's clothes, bags of long-forgotten photographs from the Old Country taken right before Hitler marched into Poland, and a jar of two year old gefilte fish sitting in the (thankfully still running) refrigerator.

    Elissa Altman: Why Brooklyn Needs to Be Careful

  • Summer nights in Boston little ripply pools of light dot the sidewalk, formed by dim, old cast iron streetlights as they shine through maple leaves just barely moving in the breeze.

    ll miss you.

  • Cavernous and rambling, possessed of uninterrupted views of the Coney Island parachute jump, and with what my cousin still calls "ripply walls" (faux stucco), the place had sat unoccupied for a few years except for all of my grandparents' furniture, my grandmother's clothes, bags of long-forgotten photographs from the Old Country taken right before Hitler marched into Poland, and a jar of two year old gefilte fish sitting in the (thankfully still running) refrigerator.

    Elissa Altman: Why Brooklyn Needs to Be Careful

  • But on that day in October when he came to Highboro, North Carolina, to ceremoniously award to Hi-T Composites a multiyear contract renewal, the Admiral was as ripply and bright as the Caribbean on a sunny day.

    VELOCITY

  • But on that day in October when he came to Highboro, North Carolina, to ceremoniously award to Hi-T Composites a multiyear contract renewal, the Admiral was as ripply and bright as the Caribbean on a sunny day.

    VELOCITY

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