HyperDic: driblet

English > 1 sense of the word driblet:
NOUNquantitydriblet, drop, driba small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid / liquid)
English > driblet: 1 sense > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid / liquid).
Example "years afterward, they would pay the blood-money , driblet by driblet"--Kipling
Synonymsdrop, drib
NarrowerdropletA tiny drop
eyedrop, eye-dropA drop from an eye dropper
raindropA drop of rain
tear, teardropA drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands
Broadersmall indefinite quantity, small indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
Spanishgota, lágrima
Catalandriblet, drib, gota

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