drop-in

noun
\ ˈdräp-ˌin How to pronounce drop-in (audio) \

Definition of drop-in

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a casual visit or brief stop
2 : one who drops in : a casual visitor

drop in

verb
dropped in; dropping in; drops in

Definition of drop in (Entry 2 of 2)

intransitive verb

: to pay an unexpected or casual visit often used with on

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Examples of drop-in in a Sentence

Verb drop in any time—we're always home

First Known Use of drop-in

Noun

1819, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb

circa 1600, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of drop-in was circa 1600

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“Drop-in.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dropped%20in. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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