drippy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

drip +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

drippy (comparative drippier, superlative drippiest)

  1. Dripping or tending to drip.
  2. Rainy or wet.
  3. Maudlin, tiresome or annoying;
    • 2015 February 23, “Oscars 2015: 10 things we learned”, in The Guardian (London)[1]:
      Julianne Moore’s Chanel was woefully drippy, Jennifer Aniston’s mermaid Versace was stale as five-day-old bread and Kerry Washington wore maid-of-honour chic.