drippy


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drip·py

 (drĭp′ē)
adj. drip·pi·er, drip·pi·est
1. Characterized by dripping; drizzly: a drippy, wet day.
2. Slang
a. Tiresome or annoying.
b. Mawkishly sentimental: a drippy love scene.

drip′pi·ly adv.
drip′pi·ness n.

drippy

(ˈdrɪpɪ)
adj, -pier or -piest
1. informal mawkish, insipid, or inane
2. tending to drip

drip•py

(ˈdrɪp i)

adj. -pi•er, -pi•est.
1. dripping: a drippy faucet.
2. tending to be rainy.
3. Slang. insipidly sentimental; mawkish.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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 emotionaldrippy - effusively or insincerely emotional; "a bathetic novel"; "maudlin expressions of sympathy"; "mushy effusiveness"; "a schmaltzy song"; "sentimental soap operas"; "slushy poetry"
emotional - of more than usual emotion; "his behavior was highly emotional"

drippy

adjective
Slang. Affectedly or extravagantly emotional:
Translations

drippy

[ˈdrɪpɪ] ADJ [person, idea, book] → ñoño

drippy

[ˈdrɪpi] adj (= stupid) [person] → gnangnan ; [idea, music] → cucul

drippy

adj (+er) (inf)
persondoof (inf); singer, film, novelschmalzig
(US: = rainy) dayregnerisch
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