drop by

verb

Definition of drop by

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to pay a brief casual visit

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to visit casually or unexpectedly drop by a friend's house

Examples of drop by in a sentence

  1. I'll either drop by on the way there or on the way back.

Circa 1905

First Known Use of drop by

circa 1905



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