Associations to the word «Dripping»


DRIPPING, noun. Solid animal fat, traditionally collected from dripping off roasting meat.
DRIPPING, noun. The sound or action of something that drips.
DRIPPING, verb. Present participle of drip
DRIPPING PAN, noun. A pan for receiving the fat which drips from meat during roasting.
DRIPPING PANS, noun. Plural of dripping pan

Dictionary definition

DRIPPING, noun. A liquid (as water) that flows in drops (as from the eaves of house).
DRIPPING, noun. The sound of a liquid falling drop by drop; "the constant sound of dripping irritated him".
DRIPPING, adverb. Extremely wet; "dripping wet"; "soaking wet".

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John Locke