from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Characterized by dripping; drizzly: a drippy, wet day.
- adj. Slang Tiresome or annoying.
- adj. Slang Mawkishly sentimental: a drippy love scene.
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- adj. dripping or tending to drip.
- adj. tending to be rainy or wet.
- adj. tiresome or annoying.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. persistently dripping even when shut.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. effusively or insincerely emotional
- adj. wet with light rain
- adj. leaking in drops
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Mostly because I found Romeo & Juliet kind of drippy in high school.
Meanwhile, his own pet projects sound kind of drippy and humorless.
"I'm expecting a lot of glamour -- in spite of the fact that it's kind of drippy outside and on the chilly side!"
These are the kind of drippy artists 'politics that we haven't seen much in years.
Unusually high numbers of people have been diagnosed with chronic sinus problems, or inflammation of their nasal passages that makes their nose run constantly and causes a drippy cough.
Care to enliven this conversation with some drippy tidbits about Bea Arthur?
Michael realized he didn't have to be drippy and adult to be taken seriously as a solo artist.
Toothy Joe then followed it up with another drippy musical-style ballad, possibly called Open Arms, that was as sickly sweet as it was utterly tedious.
My two cents - but then again I saw this movie as a wonderfully drippy combo of two of my favorite guilty pleasures - awful horror movies and awful high school movies.
She leaves her drippy boyfriend affable Hamish Linklater – who, by the way, has the power to stop time – for an ageing suburban stud who entrances her with sex until she feels it's wrong.