dripping

noun
drip·​ping | \ ˈdri-piŋ How to pronounce dripping (audio) \

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.

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Authorities were called to a Thai restaurant in Windsor on May 29 regarding a foul odor and a reddish-brown liquid dripping from the ceiling of the restaurant, WFSB-TV reported. Fox News, "Fluids from dead body leads to closure of Connecticut restaurant: report," 11 June 2019 Save any drippings in bottom of pan to stir into gravy if desired. Woman's Day, "Turkey Roasted on a Covered Gas Grill," 1 Jan. 2012 Maintain caution when preparing highly greasy foods (like sausages) in the air fryer, as excessive fat dripping into the pan can cause smoking. Betty Gold, Good Housekeeping, "The 5 Best Air Fryers for Making Crispy Comfort Foods So Much Healthier," 20 Nov. 2018 Anchovies, fennel, a splash of white wine and the briny drippings from... Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, "This Recipe Delivers an Early Taste of Spring," 8 Mar. 2019 Uncover; bake another 1 to 11⁄2 hours or until ham has reached 140°F, basting every 20 minutes. Pour drippings from pan into medium bowl; whisk in mustard and lemon juice. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Baked Ham With Root Beer Glaze," 21 Mar. 2016 In his project called Gold Leaks, Brazilian sculptor Vanderlei Lopes uses shiny bronze to create what looks like gold dripping, pouring, and splattering. Maya Mcdowell, House Beautiful, "Liquid Gold Drains Are The Coolest Home Accessory Out There—No Exaggeration," 28 Jan. 2019 Her iconic dripping lips packaging even got a vampire makeover. Leah Prinzivalli, Allure, "Kylie Cosmetics Is Launching a Spooky Halloween Makeup Collection," 4 Oct. 2018 The exhibition featuring members of the Wild Boars soccer team also shows a reproduction of the cave with simulated sounds of water dripping. Fox News, "Thai cave story moves to Bangkok mall with boys taking stage," 6 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of dripping

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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dripping

noun

English Language Learners Definition of dripping

: the fat and juices that come out of meat during cooking

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