The Internet has been reduced to a trickle, newspapers shut down.
Looks like the man is doing well for himself, although his book royalties are, well, a trickle instead of a stream.
The bottom line: a four-decade flood of illegal immigration through our southern border has been slowed to a trickle.
In days of yore, blood on screen was to be feared: think the trickle of blood signaling defilement in old vampire movies.
Throughout the late 1960s and 1970s, many old Nazis managed discreetly to trickle back to what they regarded as the Fatherland.
Then they were swimming, holding their heads high so no water could trickle into their ears.
There was a trickle of water down the quarsteel he was leaning against!
Beside me, sprawled out limply, was Correy, a trickle of dried blood on his cheek.
If this is a trickle then Noah's flood couldn't have been more than a splash.
And the echo of his receding stamp in the corridor drowned for a moment the trickle of the invisible water.
late 14c., possibly a shortened variant of stricklen "to trickle," a frequentative form of striken "to flow, move" (see strike). Related: Trickled; trickling. Trickle-down as an adjectival phrase in an economic sense first recorded 1944; the image had been in use at least since Teddy Roosevelt.
1570s, from trickle (v.).