dripping

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noun drip·ping \ˈdri-piŋ\

Definition of dripping

  1. :  fat and juices drawn from meat during cooking —often used in plural

Examples of dripping in a sentence

  1. He cooked a turkey and made gravy from the drippings.

  2. Pour the dripping from the pan.

15th Century

First Known Use of dripping

15th century



DRIPPING Defined for English Language Learners

dripping

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noun drip·ping \ˈdri-piŋ\

Definition of dripping for English Language Learners

  • : the fat and juices that come out of meat during cooking ( US ) ( Brit )



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