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drop·ping

 (drŏp′ĭng)
n.
1. Something dropped.
2. droppings The excrement of animals.

droppings

(ˈdrɒpɪŋz)
pl n
(Zoology) the dung of certain animals, such as rabbits, sheep, and birds
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.droppings - fecal matter of animalsdroppings - fecal matter of animals    
buffalo chip, cow chip, cow dung, chip - a piece of dried bovine dung
coprolite - fossil excrement; petrified dung
faecal matter, faeces, fecal matter, feces, ordure, BM, dejection, stool - solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels
pigeon droppings - droppings of pigeons
cow pie, cowpie - fecal matter of a cow

droppings

plural noun excrement, shit (taboo slang), crap (taboo slang), stool, manure, dung, faeces, turds, guano, excreta, doo-doo (informal), ordure, kak (S. African taboo slang) pigeon droppings
Translations
رَوْث، بَعْر
trus
efterladenskaberfugleklatterhundelorte
állati ürülék
saur; taî, mykja, skítur, drit
trus
hayvan pisliği

droppings

[ˈdrɒpɪŋz] NPL [of bird, animal] → excrementos mpl, cacas fpl

droppings

[ˈdrɒpɪŋz] npl [animal] → crottes fpl

droppings

plKot m; (of horse)Äpfel pl (inf); (of sheep)Bohnen pl, → Köttel pl (inf)

droppings

[ˈdrɒpɪŋz] npl (of bird, animal) → escrementi mpl, sterco msg

drop

(drop) noun
1. a small round or pear-shaped blob of liquid, usually falling. a drop of rain.
2. a small quantity (of liquid). If you want more wine, there's a drop left.
3. an act of falling. a drop in temperature.
4. a vertical descent. From the top of the mountain there was a sheer drop of a thousand feet.
verbpast tense, past participle dropped
1. to let fall, usually accidentally. She dropped a box of pins all over the floor.
2. to fall. The coin dropped through the grating; The cat dropped on to its paws.
3. to give up (a friend, a habit etc). I think she's dropped the idea of going to London.
4. to set down from a car etc. The bus dropped me at the end of the road.
5. to say or write in an informal and casual manner. I'll drop her a note.
ˈdroplet (-lit) noun
a tiny drop. droplets of rain.
ˈdroppings noun plural
excrement (of animals or birds).
ˈdrop-out noun
a person who withdraws, especially from a course at a university etc or the normal life of society.
drop a brick / drop a clanger
unknowingly to say or do something extremely tactless.
drop back
to slow down; to fall behind. I was at the front of the crowd but I dropped back to speak to Bill.
drop by
to visit someone casually and without being invited. I'll drop by at his house on my way home.
drop in
to arrive informally to visit someone. Do drop in (on me) if you happen to be passing!
drop off
1. to become separated or fall off. The door-handle dropped off; This button dropped off your coat.
2. to fall asleep. I was so tired I dropped off in front of the television.
3. to allow to get off a vehicle. Drop me off at the corner.
drop out (often with of)
to withdraw from a group, from a course at university, or from the normal life of society. There are only two of us going to the theatre now Mary has dropped out; She's dropped out of college.
References in classic literature ?
A youngish man with flaxen hair, a bristly straw-coloured moustache, and a dropping nether lip, was sitting and holding my wrist.
We knew she carried fourteen boats to our five (we were one short through the desertion of Wainwright), and she began dropping them far to leeward of our last boat, continued dropping them athwart our course, and finished dropping them far to windward of our first weather boat.
When the sun was dropping low, Antonia came up the big south draw with her team.
The first is to burn soldiers in their camp; the second is to burn stores; the third is to burn baggage trains; the fourth is to burn arsenals and magazines; the fifth is to hurl dropping fire amongst the enemy.
The man who talks French so well," Lady Anselman told him, dropping her voice a little, "is Surgeon-Major Thomson.
Dropping the handkerchief upon the dead man's neck the coroner stepped to an angle of the room and from a pile of clothing produced one garment after another, each of which he held up a moment for inspection.
She appeared to be dazzled by the sudden blaze of light, and after dropping a curtsey, she stood blinking at us with her bleared eyes and fumbling in her pocket with nervous, shaky fingers.
Venus explained under what conditions, and with what views, the dropping down upon Mr Boffin was held over until the Mounds should be cleared away.
As these ruffians turned and turned, their matted locks now flung forward over their eyes, now flung backward over their necks, some women held wine to their mouths that they might drink; and what with dropping blood, and what with dropping wine, and what with the stream of sparks struck out of the stone, all their wicked atmosphere seemed gore and fire.
The men, halted, had opportunity to see some of their comrades dropping with moans and shrieks.
She saw him dropping his keys and trying to grasp his stick, while he looked at her like an aged hyena, the muscles of his face getting distorted with the effort of his hand.
A single mighty leap carried it to the top, where it poised but for an instant before dropping to the ground upon the opposite side.