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drippy

[drip-ee] /ˈdrɪp i/
adjective, drippier, drippiest.
1.
dripping or tending to drip:
a drippy faucet.
2.
tending to be rainy, wet, or drizzly:
a hot, drippy country; drippy weather.
3.
Slang. revoltingly sentimental; mawkish:
another drippy love story.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; drip + -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for drippier

drippy

/ˈdrɪpɪ/
adjective -pier, -piest
1.
(informal) mawkish, insipid, or inane
2.
tending to drip
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Word Origin and History for drippier

drippy

adj.

1817, from drip + -y (2). Meaning "sloppily sentimental" is 1944, from the slang sense.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for drippier

drippy

adjective
  1. Tedious; unimaginative; conventional; wimpy
  2. Sentimental; lachrymose; corny (1940s+ Teenagers)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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