As remotes around the country thumped along with bibles, ‘Duck Dynasty’ ratings were set to dip.
Skim off most of the fat with a spoon: just dip in, get a spoonful of fat, and remove.
While the companies have claimed that a wet and cold spring caused the dip, it has been a years-long trend.
So I am definitely kind of afraid to dip my toes in those waters.
Kirkman does dip into metaphor here, as telephones are a symbol of our connection with one another.
dip the slices first into the egg, then into the pan of bread-crumbs.
Do you see that dip in the ground there where the snow melts as fast as it drops?
We dip our pitchers in these fountains to come away overspilling with satisfaction.
Again he painted a while before he asked, "Has she had her dip?"
But during the race there was a critical moment as the horses entered the dip and his jockey was seen to move in the saddle.
Old English dyppan "immerse, baptize by immersion," from Proto-Germanic *duppjan (cf. Old Norse deypa "to dip," Danish døbe "to baptize," Old Frisian depa, Dutch dopen, German taufen, Gothic daupjan "to baptize"), related to Old English diepan "immerse, dip," and perhaps ultimately to deep. As a noun, from 1590s. Sense of "downward slope" is 1708. Meaning "sweet sauce for pudding, etc." first recorded 1825.
"stupid person, eccentric person," 1920s slang, perhaps a back-formation from dippy. "Dipshit is an emphatic form of dip (2); dipstick may be a euphemism or may reflect putative dipstick 'penis' " [DAS].
A pickpocket: Since he seemed to remind me of a dip I'd helped bust years before (1850+ Underworld)
: Frankie dipped two men on the 37 bus
[fr dipping one's hand into a pocket]
To chew tobacco or take snuff (1848+)