1. dropping

adjective. ['ˈdrɑːpɪŋ'] coming down freely under the influence of gravity.


  • falling


  • up
  • rising

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Words that Rhyme with Dropping

  • whopping
  • swapping
  • stopping
  • propping
  • flopping
  • cropping
  • wapping
  • topping
  • sopping
  • shopping
  • popping
  • mopping
  • lopping
  • hopping
  • copping
  • chopping

Example sentences of the word dropping

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Remove the compressor by dropping it through the space between the front subframe and the engine block

Quotes containing the word dropping

1. Freddie experienced the sort of abysmal soul-sadness which afflicts one of Tolstoy's Russian peasants when, after putting in a heavy day's work strangling his father, beating his wife, and dropping the baby into the city's reservoir, he turns to the cupboards, only to find the vodka bottle empty.
- P.G. Wodehouse, The Best of Wodehouse: An Anthology

2. Remember how it was when we kissed? Armfuls and armfuls of light thrown right at us. A rope dropping down from the sky. How can the word love and the word life even fit in the mouth?
- Jandy Nelson, The Sky Is Everywhere

3. A path is only a path, and there is no affront, to oneself or to others, in dropping it if that is what your heart tells you . . . Look at every path closely and deliberately. Try it as many times as you think necessary. Then ask yourself alone, one question . . . Does this path have a heart? If it does, the path is good; if it doesn't it is of no use.
- Carlos Castaneda

2. name-dropping

noun. the practice of casually mentioning important people in order to impress your listener.


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