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adj. drip·pi·er, drip·pi·est
1. Characterized by dripping; drizzly: a drippy, wet day.
a. Tiresome or annoying.
b. Mawkishly sentimental: a drippy love scene.
adj, -pier or -piest
1. informal mawkish, insipid, or inane
2. tending to drip
adj. -pi•er, -pi•est.
1. dripping: a drippy faucet.
2. tending to be rainy.
3. Slang. insipidly sentimental; mawkish.
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|Adj.||1.||drippy - wet with light rain; "a sad drizzly day"; "a wet drippy day"|
wet - covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather"
|2.||drippy - leaking in drops; "a drippy faucet"|
leaky - permitting the unwanted passage of fluids or gases ; "a leaky roof"; "a leaky defense system"
|3.||drippy - effusively or insincerely emotional; "a bathetic novel"; "maudlin expressions of sympathy"; "mushy effusiveness"; "a schmaltzy song"; "sentimental soap operas"; "slushy poetry"|
bathetic, hokey, kitschy, maudlin, mawkish, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, slushy, soppy, soupy, mushy
emotional - of more than usual emotion; "his behavior was highly emotional"