Definition of dripping
: fat and juices drawn from meat during cooking —often used in plural
Examples of dripping in a Sentence
He cooked a turkey and made gravy from the drippings.
Pour the dripping from the pan.
Recent Examples of dripping from the Web
A pat or two of butter turns simple pan drippings into a lush and silky sauce.
Now set the pan in the oven with a sheet tray under it to catch any drippings.
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Definition of dripping for English Language Learners
: the fat and juices that come out of meat during cooking ( US ) ( Brit )
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