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adj. drip·pi·er, drip·pi·est
1. Characterized by dripping; drizzly: a drippy, wet day.
2. Slang
a. Tiresome or annoying.
b. Mawkishly sentimental: a drippy love scene.

drip′pi·ly adv.
drip′pi·ness n.
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in a drippy manner
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Adv.1.drippily - in a mawkish and emotional mannerdrippily - in a mawkish and emotional manner; "the violinist played that piece mawkishly"
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