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drip
British English: /drɪp/
American English: /drɪp/

Translation of drip in French:

noun

  • 2 (sound)
    ploc-ploc (m) [informal]
    the constant drip of rain/a tap
    le bruit continuel de la pluie/d'un robinet qui goutte
  • 4 [informal] (insipid person) [pejorative]
    mauviette (f) [informal] [pejorative]

transitive verb p prés etc -pp-

  • 1
    (leak, roof, brush)
    laisser tomber [quelque chose] goutte à goutte (rain, water, paint)
    (person, fingers)
    dégouliner de (sweat, blood)
    the engine was dripping
    le moteur avait une fuite d'huile
    to drip something onto ou down something
    faire goutter quelque chose sur quelque chose
    to drip something all over something
    cribler quelque chose de gouttes de quelque chose
  • 2 [figurative] (ooze) he dripped contempt/charm
    son mépris/son charme exsudait de toutes parts, il était plein de mépris/charme
    his voice dripped smugness
    la suffisance émanait de sa voix

intransitive verb p prés etc -pp-

  • 2
    (tap, branches)
    goutter
    (washing, wet cloth)
    s'égoutter (onto sur)
    (engine)
    fuir
    (wound)
    suinter
    to be dripping with
    [literal]
    dégouliner de (blood, oil, grease)
    ruisseler de (sweat)
    [figurative]
    exsuder [literary] (sentiment, condescension)
    dripping with greasy sauce
    dégoulinant d'une sauce grasse

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