drip with (something)

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drip with (something)

1. Literally, to be overly saturated with some liquid. The dryer must be broken because the clothes were still dripping with water when I took them out. If you let him, Billy will add syrup to his pancakes until they're dripping with it.
2. By extension, to clearly display some quality or attitude. This usage is usually used to describe one's speech. Well, I don't believe her because her voice was dripping with sarcasm when she said it.
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drip with something

 
1. . Lit. to be heavy or overloaded with something to the point of overflowing. The foliage dripped with the heavy morning dew. Her clothing dripped with seawater as she climbed back onto the deck.
2. Fig. [for someone's speech] to show certain states of mind or attitudes. Her voice dripped with sarcasm. The old lady's voice dripped with sweetness and affection.
See also: drip
References in classic literature ?
Just then a Lion, his jaws dripping with bullock's blood, approached the Herdsman.
Overhead, vast roots of trees hung down from the sides of the ravine dripping with moisture, and trembling with the concussions produced by the fall.
The rain had ceased, but everything around us was dripping with moisture.
3 : to have or show a large amount of something <The popcorn was dripping with butter.