Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: trickle
IPA transcription: [tɹ'ɪkəl]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: drip, trickle, dribble
    Meaning: flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid; "there's a drip through the roof"
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: trickle, dribble, filter
    Meaning: run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream; "water trickled onto the lawn from the broken hose"; "reports began to dribble in"
Usage examples
  • He raised the patient's head, allowing it to trickle down his throat.
  • It was perhaps more of a trickle than a fade, but as a disappearance it was complete.
  • He settled the cap more firmly upon his head, spat upon his hands, and once more stooping in the fireplace, gave a leap, and up the chimney he went with a rattle of loose mortar and a black trickle of soot.