Associations to the word «Trickle»


TRICKLE, noun. A very thin river.
TRICKLE, noun. A very thin flow; the act of trickling.
TRICKLE, verb. (transitive) to pour a liquid in a very thin stream, or so that drops fall continuously
TRICKLE, verb. (intransitive) to flow in a very thin stream or drop continuously
TRICKLE, verb. (intransitive) To move or roll slowly.
TRICKLE DOWN, verb. (economics) To pass from high-ranked people to lower-ranked people

Dictionary definition

TRICKLE, noun. Flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid; "there's a drip through the roof".
TRICKLE, verb. Run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream; "water trickled onto the lawn from the broken hose"; "reports began to dribble in".

Wise words

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Mark Twain