Reverse Dictionary: DRIO – DRUGR

– in a dripping state ADRIP 1867

– drips JABBLINS 1958 Sc.

– to drip VLET Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to drip or trickle slowly SIPE c1000 chiefly Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– to drip, to cause to drop DRIFFLE 1906 Amer. dial.
– to drip, to exude moisture, to ooze SAB 1785 Sc.
– to drip, to ooze; to leak LECK 1865 Eng. dial.

DRIPPING (melted fat) – NOUNS
– dripping, ‘kitchen-fee’ RANGE 1469 obs. rare
– dripping, melted fat RENDER Bk1904 Sc.
– dripping, melted fat RENDERMENT Bk1904 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– meat drippings, gravy DIP 1846 Amer. dial.
– meat drippings, gravy DIPPING 1965 Amer. dial.
– meat drippings, gravy DIPPY 1896 Amer. dial.
– meat drippings served as gravy DISH GRAVY 1968 Amer. dial.

– given to speeding LEAD-FOOTED 1990 Amer. dial.
– 55 miles an hour FIVES-A-PAIR 1976 US sl.
– 55 miles an hour, the nearly uniform road speed limit in the US in the mid-1970s PAIR OF FIVES 1976 US sl.
– 55 miles an hour, the nearly uniform road speed limit in the US in the mid-1970s PAIR OF NICKELS 1976 US sl.
– 55 miles an hour, the speed limit imposed throughout he US by the federal government in 1974 DOUBLE NICKEL 1976 US sl.
– a 180-degree turn executed while driving fast ABOUT-FACE 1965 US sl.
– a 180-degree turn made by a skidding or uncontrolled vehicle HALF BRODIE 1966 Amer. dial.
– a 360-degree turn made by a skidding or uncontrolled vehicle BRODIE 1966 Amer. dial.
– a college prank in which a group of students would jump out of a car as it stopped for a red light, run around the car several times and jump back in just as the light turned to green CHINESE FIRE DRILL 1972 Amer. students’ sl., usually offensive
– a drive, a casual trip; a short pleasure trip TOOTLE Brit. colloq.
– a driver’s learning permit TRAINING WHEELS 1976 US sl.
– a drive taken at high speed FANG 1970 Aust. sl.
– a game of ‘dares’ involving a passenger leaning out a car window while the driver tries to drives as close as possible to a car parked on his life, without injuring the projecting passenger SIDECARS 1983 NZ sl.
– a leaning to the side in an exaggeratedly relaxed manner while driving SIDING 1980s African-American sl.
– a left turn LOUIE 1960s sl.
– a long, end-around-end skid DIPSY-DOODLE 1962 US sl.
– an extensive pattern of spinning skid marks on pavement BRODIE MARKS 1962 Amer. dial.
– a pleasure drive; an outing with no definite destination RANDOM SCOOT 1878 Amer. dial.
– a pleasure drive; an outing with no definite destination RANTUM SCOOT 1896 Amer. dial.
– a reversing the direction in which a vehicle is going by backing it across the other lane of the road, then going forward BOOTLEGGER’S TURN 1967 Amer. dial.
– a rolling slowly past a stop sign rather than stopping CALIFORNIA STOP 1960s Amer. sl.
– a rolling slowly past a stop sign rather than stopping MICHIGAN STOP 1960s Amer. sl.
– a rolling stop at a traffic signal or stop sign ARIZONA STOP 1962 US sl.
– a rolling stop at a traffic signal or stop sign HOLLYWOOD STOP 1986 US sl.
– a rolling stop at a traffic signal or stop sign LA STOP 1999 US sl.
– a slowing down, but not making a full stop at a stop sign TEXAS STOP 1962 Amer. dial.
– a speeding ticket INVITATION 1976 US euphemism
– a style of driving a car in which the driver lean towards the right side of the car, leaning on an arm rest, steering with the left hand; hence, a slouching walk or posture GANGSTER LEAN 1973 US sl.
– a tightly driven full circle, typically executed by young drivers who leave tire marks from the sharp turns and acceleration DOUGHNUT 1960 US sl.
– a U-turn U-EY;  U-IE;  YEWIE;  YOO-EE;  YOUEE 1960s sl., orig. Aust.
– a U-turn ULYSSES 1968 US sl.
– a very tight turn with a car or motorcycle BRODY Bk1969 US high school sl.
– caused by a faulty clutch or bad technique; the car shudders and moves off jerkily KANGAROO START 1930s Aust. sl.
– coasting down a hill with the car or truck in neutral GEORGIA OVERDRIVE 1963 US sl.
– driving a car slowly along by the curb in the expectation that some girl will allowed herself to be ‘picked up’ GUTTER-CRAWLING c1920 sl.
– driving or racing close to the tail of another car to take advantage of the reduced air resistance SLIPSTREAMING Bk1998 sl.
– joyriding in stolen high-performance cars, esp. dangerously and for show HOTTING 1991 Brit. sl.
– loss of concentration or alertness caused by fatigue after a long period of driving BRAIN FADE 1968 orig. motor racing usage
– neutral gear while coasting down a hill ANGEL GEAR 1989 NZ sl.
– poor driving in which one vehicle cuts in front of another CARVE-UP 1984 UK sl.
– rapid acceleration causing the front wheels of a vehicle to leave the ground HIGH RISE Bk1970 US students’ sl.
– roughened areas in a road designed to make high-pitched rumbling noise to warn drivers to slow down RUMBLE STRIPS Bk1998 sl.
– snow and ice clumps that build up under the fender of the car SNARD LUMPS 1987 Can. sl.
– the art of, or skill in, driving WHIP-CRAFT 1865 UK
– the jerky motion of a car driven by a learner who has not mastered the clutch KANGAROO HOP 20C Aust. sl.
– a bus driver GEAR-JAMMER 1929 Amer. sl.
– a bus driver GEAR JOCKEY 1977 US sl.
– a careless driver, or one who doesn’t drive well FARMER 1965 Amer. dial.
– a careless driver, or one who doesn’t drive well GOOBERHEAD 1970 Amer. dial.
– a careless driver, or one who doesn’t drive well SCHUSSEL 1968 Amer. dial.
– a careless tourist or trucker who runs down the road with a signal light on for several miles EIGHT-MILER 1971 US trucking sl.
– a dangerous driver SUICIDE JOCKEY 1981 UK sl.
– a driver of a motor vehicle MOTOR DRIVER 1902
– a driver of a motor vehicle MOTOR-CARIST 1899 rare
– a driver of a motor vehicle, esp. a car; a person who travels in a motor car; a devotee of motoring MOTORIST 1896
– a driver of a public motor-driven vehicle, esp. a tram or underground train MOTORMAN 1889 orig. & chiefly US
– a driver of a vehicle hauling dangerous cargo SUICIDE JOCKEY 1976 US sl.
– a driver of large vehicles; a bus driver; a truck driver GEAR-JAMMER 1929 Amer. sl.
– a driver of large vehicles; a truck driver; a bus driver GEAR JOCKEY 1977 US sl.
– a driver of trucks or other large vehicles GEARIE 1976 US sl.
– a driver, usually of proved skill and competence HACK-SKINNER 1938 US sl.
– a driver who consistently ignores speed limits SPEED HOG 1910s sl.
– a driver who cuts in between or in front of vehicles CUTTER-IN 1928
– a driver who double-parks, ready to claim a desirable parking space while the present occupant is still trying to get out VULTURE Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– a driver who drives very slowly and thus impedes the faster car behind; usually said of an old, male driver MAGOO 1980s US college sl.
– a driver who drives with one hand stuck through the open window, gripping the ‘gutter’ that runs around the car’s roof GUTTER-GRIPPER 1950s Aust. sl.
– a driver who habitually drives fast LEADFOOT 1938 Amer. sl.
– a driver who obeys the 55 miles an hour speed limit ARAB LOVER 1976 US sl.
– a driver who presses heavily on the gas pedal of his car; a fast driver or speeder HEAVY FOOT 1942 US sl., esp. police usage
– a driver who starts through an intersection at the first hint of a green light JACKRABBIT 1962 US sl. 
– a drunk driver who weaves in and out of lanes WILLY WEAVER 1975 Amer. truckers’ sl. 
– a fast driver TEAR-ARSE Bk1988 Aust. sl.
– a fast driver or speeder HEAVY FOOT 1942 US sl., esp. police usage
– a fast driver; one who enjoys being driven at high speed SPEED FREAK 1990s African-American sl.
– a fast, furious driver SCORCHER 1901 colloq.
– a fast, reckless driver HOON 1969 Aust. sl.
– a joyrider APACHE 2000s Irish sl.
– an abusive offensively driving motorist HARDNOSE 1958 Amer. dial.
– an attractive female driver SEAT COVER M20 US citizens’ band radio sl.
– an enthusiastic driver GAS HOUND 1926 sl.
– an expert driver of a getaway car,  used on robberies SKID ARTIST 1970s UK criminals’ sl.
– an inferior driver SHEEP-HERDER 1976 US sl.
– an unsafe, reckless and/or drunk driver HARVEY WALLBANGER 1976 US sl.
– a person who drives a vehicle in a fast or daredevil manner, esp. as an occupation HELL-DRIVER 1934
– a person who drives too close to the car in front TAILGATER 1960s US sl.
– a poor driver, esp. one who crashes the gears GEAR BANGER;  GEAR BONGER 1971 US sl.
– a reckless driver BOULEVARD COWBOY Bk1942 US sl.
– a reckless driver TRAFFIC-WHIPPER Bk1962 Amer. trucking sl.
– a reckless driver, who causes minor accidents FENDER-BENDER Bk2006 US sl.
– a rookie driver, who may be required to race with a yellow back bumper to alert others to his inexperience YELLOWTAIL Bk2006 Amer. sl.
– a slow driver BALLOON FOOT Bk2006 Amer. sl.
– a slow driver HANGNAIL 1998 UK rhyming sl. for ‘snail’ 
– a slow driver, esp. a motorist towing a caravan who, like the mollusc, is dragging his living quarters around with him SNAIL Brit. sl.
– a speeding driver AVIATOR 1971 Amer. sl.
– a speeding truck driver, one known to accelerate and decelerate quickly GEAR-JAMMER Bk1997 truckers’ sl.
– a speeding truck driver, one known to accelerate and decelerate quickly GEARSLAMMER Bk1997 truckers’ sl.
– a touring motorist who rarely leaves the car to enjoy the sights WINDSHIELD TOURIST Bk1993 
– a truck driver GEAR JOCKEY 1977 US sl.
– a truck driver GEAR-JAMMER 1929 Amer. sl.
– a violator of routine traffic laws AMERICAN TAXPAYER 1962 US sl.
– a woman driving along the highway and operating a CB radio BEAVER Bk1975 Amer. citizen’s band radio usage
– a woman van driver GERTIE World War II sl.
– a youth who drives a car slowly along by the curb in the expectation that some girl will allow herself to be ‘picked up’ GUTTER-CRAWLER c1920 sl.
– bad drivers, reckless drivers, motorcyclists, or cyclists SCHLEMIELS ON WHEELS Brit. sl.
– the designated non-drinking driver escorting drinking friends for a night out ZERO-HERO 2001 UK teen sl.
– the negligent driver in a hit-and-run accident HIT-AND-RUN Bk1992
– said of a car that can go around curves smoothly CORNER LIKE IT’S ON RAILS Bk1995 US sl.
– said of an incompetent driver HE MUST HAVE GOT HIS LICENSE OUT OF A CORNFLAKES PACKET Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– said to a driver who keeps honking their horn WHAT ELSE DID YOU GET FOR CHRISTMAS? 1960s Aust. & US sl.
– shouted by a motorist to indicate disgust at another motorist’s lack of driving expertise WHAT ELSE DID YOU GET FOR CHRISTMAS? 
– throttled to the maximum; said of a vehicle PEDAL TO THE METAL 1993 US sl.
– to achieve top speed; the pedal is an accelerator; said of a vehicle or the driver of that vehicle PEDALLING (WITH BOTH FEET) 1976 US sl.
– used with negative in contempt of a poor driver DRIVE NAILS IN A SNOW-BANK Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– to accelerate DROP THE HAMMER 1976 US sl.
– to accelerate GOOI TACKIE 1980s S. Afr. sl.
– to accelerate TACKIE 1990s S. Afr. sl.
– to accelerate a car quickly, squealing the tires and leaving rubber marks on the road PEEL WHEELS 1989 US sl.
– to accelerate a motorcar PUT ONE’S FOOT ON THE FLOOR 1920s sl.
– to accelerate a motor engine STEP ON THE JUICE 1909 sl.
– to accelerate and drive a vehicle fast PUT ONE’S FOOT DOWN 1930s sl.
– to accelerate a vehicle or rev its engine GUN 1920 US sl.
– to apply maximum power or acceleration to a vehicle NEEDLE 1950s US sl.
– to apply the brake THROW OUT THE ANCHOR 1942 US sl.
– to apply the brakes of a car or truck ANCHOR 1946 US sl.
– to apply the brakes suddenly NAIL THE BRAKES Bk1995 US sl.
– to be able to turn around in a very short radius TURN ON A DIME 1970s US sl.
– to be involved in a car accident with another car TRADE PAINT 1997 US sl.
– to be overtaken in a car TAKE THE DUST L19 US sl.
– to brake suddenly GOOI ANKERS 1980s S. Afr. sl.
– to coast in a car with a depleted petrol supply DEADHEAD 1976 US sl.
– to cut in front of another vehicle and force the driver of that vehicle to brake or take other emergency action CARVE UP 1984 UK sl.
– to depress the accelerator of an engine, car, etc. suddenly GOOSE 1945 Amer. dial.
– to drive a car PUSH 1960s African-American sl.
– to drive a car closely (too closely) behind the one in front TAILGATE 1950s sl.
– to drive a car (or other vehicle) esp. smoothly and skilfully, and usually at moderate speed TOOL sl.
– to drive a car while slouched over toward the left window LEAN Bk1970 US students’ sl.
– to drive across country where there are no roads BUSH BASH 20C Aust. sl.
– to drive at night with your full headlight beams on, blinding oncoming traffic HUNT OWLS 1962 US sl.
– to drive a truck with an engine manufactured by Caterpillar DANGLE THE CAT 1918 US farmers’ usage sl.
– to drive briskly JUNE 1903 Amer. dial., rare
– to drive casually along TOOTLE Brit. colloq.
– to drive cross-country BOON 1990s sl.
– to drive fast ACE 1940s US sl.
– to drive fast BALL 1939 US sl.
– to drive fast BARREL c1930 US sl.
– to drive fast BARREL-ASS (ALONG) 1960s US sl.
– to drive fast BURN THE HIGHWAY Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– to drive fast BURN THE PAVEMENT Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– to drive fast BURN UP THE HIGHWAY Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– to drive fast BURN UP THE PAVEMENT Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– to drive fast BUZZ ALONG Bk2006 US sl.
– to drive fast DECK 1960s sl.
– to drive fast DRUM 1981 UK sl.
– to drive fast FANG 1969 Aust. sl.
– to drive fast GUN IT 1976 US sl.
– to drive fast HONK Bk1970 US students’ sl.
– to drive fast HOON 1983 Aust. & NZ colloq.
– to drive fast JAM IT 1960s sl.
– to drive fast LAY WHIP 1936 Amer. dial.
– to drive fast LEADFOOT 1990 Amer. dial.
– to drive fast PUT IT TO THE WOOD Bk1970 US students’ sl.
– to drive fast SCORCH Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– to drive fast SCORCH THE HIGHWAY Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– to drive fast SCORCH THE PAVEMENT Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– to drive fast SPIN Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– to drive fast SPIN ALONG Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– to drive fast TACKIE 1990s S. Afr. sl.
– to drive fast TEAR ASS 1954 sl.
– to drive fast ZOOMATY Bk1970 US students’ sl.
– to drive fast down a major highway EAT CONCRETE 1971 US trucking sl.
– to drive fast in a car SWOOP Bk1970 US sl.
– to drive harder BEEF 1860 US college sl.
– to drive in deserts, mountains, forests, beaches, etc., away from roads OFF-ROAD 1990s US sl.
– to drive in snowy conditions; to drive in winter SLED Bk1998 sl.
– to drive more slowly TAKE IT EASY 1930s sl.
– to drive off in a car so fast the tires squeal CHIRP OUT 1972 Amer. students’ sl.
– to drive recklessly HOON 1983 Aust. & NZ colloq.
– to drive recklessly TEAR ASS 1954 sl.
– to drive straight ahead HANG A SAM Bk1968 US students’ sl.
– to drive up and down main street DRAG THE GUT Bk1967 US high school sl.
– to drive up and down the main street of town BOMB THE AVE Bk1966 US students’ sl.
– to drive very fast BEND THE THROTTLE c1945 US sl.
– to drive very fast, especially if showing off BURN OFF 1984 Aust. sl.
– to drive, with a suggestion of carefree spirit or enthusiasm CRUISE 1957 US sl.
– to drive with urgency TROG 1995 UK sl.
– to go riding in a stolen car LURK 1960s African-American sl.
– to hit a car, bus, etc. from the side T-BONE 1980s US sl.
– to join others in driving slowly down chosen downtown streets, usually on a weekend night, seeing others and being seen CRUISE 1957 US sl.
– to judder slightly or veer momentarily sideways, esp. when travelling at high speed TWITCH 1958 colloq.
– to make a U-turn CHUCKA U-IE 1960s sl., orig. Aust.
– to make a U-turn DO A U-IE 1960s sl., orig. Aust.
– to make a U-turn GOOI A UIE 1980s S. Afr. sl.
– to make a U-turn HANG A U-EE;  HANG A U-IE 1960s Amer. sl.
– to make a U-turn HANG A ULYSSES Bk1968 US students’ sl.
– to move a car forward a short distance from a stop GOOSE UP 1967 Amer. dial.
– to move forward or to cause a car to move forward with short sudden jerks, as a result of improper use of the clutch KANGAROO 1970s colloq.
– to open and close the throttle; thus revving a car engine while the clutch is disengaged BLIP 1930s sl., orig. military usage
– to operate a diesel truck at top speed BUILD A FIRE 1971 US sl.
– to overtake in such a manner that other vehicles are adversely affected CUT UP 1964  UK sl.
– to park a car RANK 1958 Amer. dial.
– to park a vehicle SKYLARK 1964 UK rhyming sl.
– to pass another vehicle at great speed CLEAN ONE’S CLOCK 1971 Amer. sl.
– to press down the accelerator pedal of a car; hence, to go fast DECK 1960s sl.
– to push a vehicle’s accelerator to the floorboard FLOOR 1953 US sl.
– to put a vehicle into reverse HORSE HER OVER 1943 US sl.
– to release the clutch rapidly but unintentionally SQUIRREL Bk1970 US students’ sl.
– to reverse ARSE 1959 Brit. sl.
– to ride in a car that has been mechanically lifted and appears higher off the ground than normal models SIT (ON) A BEAST 1970s African-American teen sl.
– to ride in a car that has been mechanically lifted and appears higher off the ground than normal models SIT (ON) A DAGO 1970s African-American teen sl.
– to show off by driving at speed WALK THE DOG 1910s US sl.
– to spin a car 180 degrees DO A BRODEY Bk1995 US sl.
– to spin one’s wheels PATCH OUT Bk1970 US students’ sl.
– to spin tires SCRATCH OUT Bk1966 US sl.
– to turn left HANG A LOUIE;  HANG A LOUIS Bk1968 US students’ sl.
– to turn right while driving a car HANG A RALPH Bk1968 US students’ sl.

– to drive away ABIGATE 1657 obs. rare
– to drive away BAVISH Bk1898 Eng. dial. obs.
– to drive away FEEZE 1689 US
– to drive away HAIN 1863 Eng. dial.
– to drive away SCOWTHER Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– to drive away by hostility HATE OUT 1824 Amer. dial.
– to drive away; to bang BENSIL 1691 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to drive away, to banish, to expel; to dispel AFLEME a1000 obs.
– to drive away, to banish, to expel; to dispel AFLEY a1000 obs.
– to drive away; to banish; to force or person a thing from the boundaries or limits EXTERMINE 1634 obs.
– to drive away; to cast out with violence or exertion WALE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to drive away, to chase SCOUT Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– to drive away, to chase, to pursue, to follow up ADRIVE a1000 obs.
– to drive away, to dispel; to dissolve TO-DRIVE c950 obs.
– to drive away, to expel ABSQUATULIZE 1839 Amer. sl.
– to drive away, to repel, to repulse; to stop, to restrain RAMBARRE 1644 Sc. obs. rare
– to drive away, to scare away GALLY 1889 Eng. dial.
– to drive away; to send about one’s business OONCE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to drive off KEIR 1562 Sc. obs. rare
– to drive off in terror; to set about with violence, to drub, to trounce RAMSCOOTER 1887 Sc.
– to drive off in terror; to set about with violence, to drub, to trounce RAMSCOOTRIFY 1887 Sc. nonce word

– drivelling, sloppily sentimental DRIPPY 1952 

– a driveller, a trifler SNIFFLER B1900 Sc.

– to cover with drivel or saliva BEDRAVEL 1377 obs.
– to cover with drivel or saliva BEDRAWL 1377 obs.

– to drive out, to chase, to harry SCOUSE Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– to drive out, to drive away, to banish, to expel SHOOT FORTH a1400 obs.
– to drive out, to turn out BEEZE Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– to drive out, to turn out VEEZE 1750 Eng. dial.

– a driveway or an access road OUTLET 1940 Amer. dial.

– drizzling FLISKY 19C Eng. dial.
– drizzling HADDERY Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– drizzling HAZY Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– drizzling and miserable, unpleasantly damp DRIZZERABLE 19C sl.
– drizzling, cold and damp HAUGULLIN’ Bk1902 Sc.
– drizzling, misty MIZZLETY 1909 Amer. dial.
– drizzling, misty MIZZLY 1899 Amer. dial.
– drizzling, overcast; misty; stormy BANGY 1790 Eng. dial.
– drizzling, showery DAMPING 1897 Eng. dial.
– drizzly MIZZLING 1838 Amer. dial.
– drizzly, cold, drizzly HAINING 1871 Eng. dial. obs.
– drizzly, foggy DEGGY B1900 Eng. dial.  
– drizzly, moist DAWKY 1820 Sc.
– drizzly, wet, misty, rainy DAGGIE;  DAGGY 1808 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– drizzly, wet, misty, rainy DAGGING Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– drizzly, wet, misty, rainy DAGGLY 1869 Eng. dial.
– with drizzling rain, misty, stormy and cold RAGGY Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a drizzle, a fine rain DAB 1929 Sc.
– a drizzle, a fine rain HADDER Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a drizzle, a gentle rain HAGGER Bk1905 Sc.
– a drizzle, a gentle rain HUGGER 1929 Sc.
– a drizzle, a light drifting mist RAGGER 1908 Sc.
– a drizzle, a light drifting mist RAGGLE 1908 Sc.
– a drizzle, a light rain; a dull, damp, or gloomy atmosphere MUG a1728 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– a drizzle, a slight rain EESK;  ESK Bk1900 Sc.
– a drizzle, a slight shower of rain or snow; a short spell of stormy weather; a gale DRIFFLE 1824 Sc.
– a drizzle, a very light rain MIST RAIN 1986 Amer. dial.
– a drizzle, a wet mist; a fog almost as heavy as a rain SMIRR;  SMUR;  SMURR 1914 Amer. dial.
– a drizzle or fog coming up with the tide from the sea HARL;  HARLE 1721 Eng. dial.
– a drizzle or small rain resembling dew DEW-MIST Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– a drizzling rain DAG 1808 Eng. dial.
– a drizzling rain DAWK Bk1900 Sc.
– a drizzling rain, a very heavy dew DAWCH Bk1900 Sc.
– a drizzling rain unaccompanied by wind COW-STORM 1914 Amer. dial.
– a heavy drizzle SCOTTISH-MIST 1867 Eng. dial.
– a steady drizzle, steady rain SET RAIN 1966 Amer. dial.
– a thick drizzle, a Scotch mist LIDDISDALE DROW 1825 Sc.
– drizzle, a gentle rain SIZZLE 1968 Amer. dial.
– drizzle, a gentle rain SIZZLE-SAZZLE 1979 Amer. dial.
– drizzle, a gentle rain SIZZLE-SOZZLE 1931 Amer. dial.
– drizzle, a gentle rain SIZZLY-SOZZLY 1946 Amer. dial.
– drizzle, a very fine or misty rain MIZZLE 1899 Amer. dial.
– drizzle, a very fine rain, mist MIZZLING 1899 Amer. dial.
– drizzle, fine rain YASK 1974 Sc.
– drizzle, fog ASK Bk1898 Sc.
– drizzle, light, fine rain BANGE 1839 Eng. dial.
– drizzle, mist, fog ROKE c1330 now Sc. & Eng. dial.
– drizzle, rain TARANAKI SUNSHINE 1990s NZ sl.
– drizzling rain; wet mist; also, wet weather RUG c1540 Sc.
– drizzling rain with fog or mist RAG Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– soft, cold, drizzling rain EASTICK 1908 Sc.
– to drizzle BANGE Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– to drizzle DAUK;  DAWK 1892 Sc.
– to drizzle DEG;  DEGG B1900 Eng. dial.  
– to drizzle HASE;  HAZE 1674-91 Eng. dial.
– to drizzle MINGE 1830 Eng. dial.  
– to drizzle, esp. along with a high wind NATTER 1908 Sc.
– to drizzle; to become foggy or cloudy SMUR; SMURR 1825 Sc. & Eng. & Amer. dial. 
– to drizzle; to be foggy or misty ROKE E17 now Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to drizzle; to rain continuously; to pour in torrents DAGGLE 1825 Sc.
– to drizzle, to rain finely DOZZLE 1866 Eng. dial.
– to drizzle, to rain finely HADDER Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to drizzle; to rain fitfully or in sparse drops, as at the ‘tail’ of a shower DRIFFLE 1639 Sc.
– to drizzle; to rain gently DAG 1808 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to drizzle, to rain gently HAGGER 1808 Sc.
– to drizzle; to rain in very fine drops MIZZLE 1838 Amer. dial.
– to drizzle, to rain lightly DINGLE Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– to drizzle; to rain lightly MUG c1400 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to drizzle; to rain lightly with very small drops MIST RAIN 1909 Amer. dial.
– to drizzle; to rain mistily DINGE Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– to drizzle; to rain slightly ASK Bk1898 Sc.
– to drizzle, to rain slightly DAMP Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– to drizzle; to rain slightly DEW Bk1900 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to drizzle; to rain slightly EESK;  ESK 1845 Sc.
– to drizzle; to rain slightly EITHER 1929 Sc.
– to drizzle; to rain slightly SCOUTHER Bk1904 Sc.
– to drizzle; to rain slightly SCOWDER 1866 Sc. 

– droll, humorous, jocular, sportive, merry; having the character of a jester; uttered in jest JOCULATORY 1623 obs.
– droll in look, manner, or speech; jocular; odd, grotesque BURLESQUE 1656 obs.
– droll, mischievous, queer UNPOSSIBLE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– droll; old-fashioned; antiquated; quaint AULD-FARRANT 1750 Sc.

– drollery, fun DAFTNESS Bk1900 Eng. dial.

– it is extremely droll, funny, or ludicrous IT’S ENOUGH TO MAKE A CAT LAUGH 1851 colloq.
– it is extremely droll, funny, or ludicrous IT’S ENOUGH TO MAKE A DOG LAUGH 17C colloq.
– it is extremely droll, funny, or ludicrous IT WOULD MAKE A CAT LAUGH 1851 colloq.
– it is extremely droll, funny, or ludicrous IT WOULD MAKE A FLY LAUGH 17C colloq.

– to drool as an infant beginning to teethe BLOW ONE’S BONE 1954 Amer. dial.

– drooping SUNKEN 1890
– drooping; flaccid FAGGED 1578 obs.
– drooping; limp FLAGGY 1576 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– drooping; spiritless; drooping, spiritless; said of a person PEW-WEW 1894 Sc.
– drooping; spiritless; drooping, spiritless; said of a person POW-WOW 1739 Sc. obs.
– drooping; withered, faded DAVERED 1866 Eng. dial.
– totally droopy LIMP AS A NOODLE Bk1995 US sl.

– in a drooping position ADROOP 1879

– a projecting drooping part of an object LAB 1814 Sc. obs.

– to droop or bend downwards NUTATE 1880 rare
– to droop or hang down DAG Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– to droop; to cause or allow to hang heavily LOB a1616 obs.
– to droop; to crouch, to cower; to move slowly and feebly OOR 1866 Sc.
– to droop, to fade, to wither; to soil DABBER;  DAPPER  1854 Eng. dial.
– to droop, to fade; to wither; to soil DAVER 1621 Eng. dial.
– to droop, to flag, to decline; to fall off, to swerve from FAG 1530 obs.
– to droop, to hang down, as the brim of a hat, etc. BANGLE 1858 Eng. dial.
– to droop, to hang loosely BAG DOWN Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– to droop, to languish PIMP 1884 Amer. dial.

– dropped GONE TO BOTTOM 1916 Amer. dial.
– full of drops GUTTOSE 1727 obs. rare
– taking the form of or occurring in small drops GUTTULOUS 1646 obs. rare

– a drop; a minute quantity of a substance; a speck, a dot, a particle POP 1868 Sc.
– a drop; a small amount of liquid LETT 1879 Sc.
– a drop; a small quantity LEAK Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– a drop; a small quantity; a very small piece EACHER;  EYCHER 1916 Sc.
– a drop, a stain, a spot, a blemish, a flaw TASH Bk1905 Sc.
– a drop of water BELL 1844 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– a drop or pinch of anything; a small quantity SCENT 1839 Sc.
– any drop in a pendant state; a dew-drop MELDROP 1800 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– a small drop GUTTULE 1886

– to cause to drop; to drip DRIFFLE 1906 Amer. dial.
– to drop, throw, or lower something in a downward direction; to demolish a building DOWNCAST c1390
– to drop, to dispose of, to get rid of UNLOAD M19 sl.
– to drop with a quick, light sound; to plop POP 1791 Sc.

– drop by drop GUTTATIM 1694

– to drop in; to appear or turn up unexpectedly BLOW IN 1904 orig. US colloq.

– to drop off LOSE OFF 1874 Amer. dial.

– a dropout from any activity FLAKE-OFF Bk1970 US students’ sl.

– to drop out; to leave; to quit BUG OUT Bk1970 US sl.

– a period of drought; a state of extreme privation PERISH 1914 Aust. colloq.
– drought, dryness; a dry place, desert DRYHEAD a1300 obs.
– drought, dry weather DRYTH 1571 obs. exc. Eng. dial.

– a dishonest drover or shepherd who connives at the stealing of cattle they are guarding ABACTER 1659 obs.
– a drover MOW-BEATER L17 UK criminals’ sl.
– a drover, ‘from their frequent sleeping on hay mows’ MOW-HEATER 1676 UK criminals’ sl.
– the head drover; the chief man in charge of a drove of cattle TAPSMAN Bk1825 Sc.

– drowned BAPTIZED E19 Aust. sl.
– incapable of being drowned IMMERSABLE 1676 obs. rare
– that cannot be drowned IMMERSIBLE 1693 obs. rare

– a drowning or near drowning FAILURE TO FLOAT 1994 US sl.
– the faking of a drowned person effected by floating face down in the water DEADMAN’S FLOAT 20C Aust. sl.

– a drowned corpse FLOUNDER 1889 sl.
– a person who saves or attempts to save someone from drowning SALVOR 1890

– to be drowned ADRINK c880 obs.
– to be drowned FEED THE FISHES 1870
– to be drowned, to suffer drowning; to become swallowed up or sunk in water DRUNKEN c950 obs.
– to drown DRUNK a1375 obs.
– to drown; to plunge or immerse deeply DEEP c1380 obs.
– to drown; to submerge ADRENCH a1000 obs.
– to drown; to suffocate SUFFOKE 1490 obs. rare
– to drown, to swallow up in water OFDRUNKEN c1200 obs.

– drowsy and dull ZWODDER 1847 Eng. dial.
– drowsy, dull, indolent, negligent, inattentive through drowsiness OSCITANT1625 rare or obs.
– drowsy, exhausted, wearied, worn out with fatigue DILVERED 1790 Eng. dial.
– drowsy-looking NAZLY Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– drowsy, nodding, half-asleep OORIN-KOORIN 1897 Sc.
– drowsy, sleepy HEAVY-HEADED 1552
– drowsy, sleepy PEEPING M17 sl.
– drowsy, sleepy PEEPY 1847 colloq.
– drowsy, sleepy SASSLE Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– drowsy, sleepy SOMNICULOUS 1656 rare
– drowsy, sleepy, slumberous SNOOZY 1877
– drowsy, sleepy; stupefied DOZED 1659
– drowsy, sleepy; tending to or causing sleep DORMITORY 1631 obs.
– drowsy, spiritless; confused, bewildered; mentally hazy; dazed and unfocused MUZZY 1729
– in a drowsy or dazed state, such a state induced by drugs or drink IN THE OZONE 1971 Amer. sl.
– in a state of drowsiness and headache consequent on intoxication COMATO-CRAPULOSE 1850 humorous nonce word

– in a drowsy state ADROWSE 1866

– a drowsy or lethargic state; a sleep, doze, stupor SOG 1874 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– a drowsy, stupid state of body or mind ZWODDER Bk1825 Eng. dial.
– a fit of drowsiness TAWM Bk1905 Sc.
– drowsiness, sleeping, falling asleep DORMITATION 1564 obs.

– to drowse; to be inactive or sluggish DULL 1430 obs.
– to make drowsy BEDROWSE 1877
– to nod from drowsiness NEEB 1892 Sc.
– to wink from the effects of drowsiness BLOINT Bk1898 Sc.
– to yawn or gape from drowsiness OSCITATE 1623 obs. rare

– a drubbing; a beating BAIKINS Bk1898 Sc.
– a drubbing; a beating BAISSING 1825 Sc.
– a drubbing; a beating BETCHELLIN’ Bk1911 Sc.
– a drubbing, a beating CAMBORNE Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– a drubbing, a beating DISHINS 1825 Sc.
– a drubbing, a beating PAIKIE 1896 Sc.
– a drubbing; a beating TABOURS 1825 Sc.
– a drubbing, a beating; a hitting or thumping something or someone DUFFING-UP 1967 colloq.
– a drubbing; a beating, a thrashing DICHLING Bk1900 Sc.
– a drubbing; a beating; a thrashing; a sharp scolding; chastisement TRIMMING 1899 Amer. dial.
– a drubbing; a beating, a whipping POPPIN’ 1866 Sc.
– a drubbing; a beating; reproof, correction DICHELS 1794 Sc.
– a drubbing; a beating, severe reprehension SCOURING 1678 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– a drubbing; a hurt, an injury MALAGRUIZE 1916 Sc.
– a drubbing, a scolding NANTY 1935 Sc. sl.
– a drubbing, a thrashing CURRYING 1807
– a drubbing; a thrashing, punishment LALDIE 1889 Sc.
– a drubbing; a thrashing, punishment LALDY-DALDY 1889 Sc.
– a drubbing, defeat BANG 1644 obs. rare
– a sound drubbing, beating, or thrashing OIL OF HAZEL c1678

– to administer a drubbing, to haul over the coals CLAW SOMEONE’S KAIM 1844 Sc.
– to drub, to beat BAISS 1825 Sc.
– to drub, to beat WALK A PERSON’S COAT a1530 obs.
– to drub, to beat WALK a1530 obs.
– to drub, to beat, to belabour, to chastise POP 1822 Sc.
– to drub, to thrash, to beat; to claw or scratch with the open hand and nails CAPERCLAW 1589 obs.
– to drub, to trounce, to set about with violence RAMSTOORIE 1960 Sc.
– to get a drubbing; to be subjected to a scolding match GET ONE’S TICKETS Bk1905 Sc.
– to give a drubbing to; to beat or thrash one’s hide for him; to give a drubbing to CURRY a1529

– drudging, toiling AT THE FATCH Bk1900 Sc.

– drudgery SKODGERY 1875 Sc.
– drudgery, exhausting work DADERY 1891 Sc.
– drudgery, menial or routine work SHITWORK 1958 sl.
– drudgery, menial work GRUNT WORK 1970s US sl.
– drudgery, toil, hard labour MOIL 1813 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– drudgery, toil, hard work, anything that causes weariness FAG 1780 colloq.
– drudgery; toil in disagreeable work; mean labour DROIL a1644 obs.

– a common drudge; a menial servant; a person whose services may be hired for any kind of work required of him HACKNEY 1546 obs.
– a drudge ROUSEABOUT Bk1892 Aust. sl.
– a drudge SLUSH E19 Eng. dial.
– a drudge; a boy or girl who cleans boots, or does the dirty work of the kitchen SCOUGIE 1820 Sc.
– a drudge; a Cinderella ASHIEPATTLE 1825 Sc.
a drudge, a Cinderella ASSIE-PAN 1923 Sc.
a drudge; a Cinderella ASSIEPATTLE 1825 Sc.
– a drudge; a junior person to whom a variety of menial tasks is given DOGSBODY 1922 colloq., orig. nautical usage
– a drudge; a kitchen maid SLUT 1664 rare
– a drudge; a lackey; a person who may be hired to do any kind of work as required HACK 1699
– a drudge, a menial, as a kitchen-boy or girl; one who does odd jobs about a farm SCUDGIE;  SKUDGY 1782 Sc.
– a drudge; a menial; one of the inhabitants of Gibeon who were condemned by Joshua to be ‘hewers of wood an drawers of water’ for the Israelites GIBEONITE 1798
– a drudge; a menial servant; a person who does drudgery for another, or ministers to his requirements JACKAL a1688 
– a drudge; a menial servant; a slave PACK-HORSE 1594 
– a drudge; a menial, as a kitchen-boy or girl; one who does odd jobs about a farm SCODGE 1782 Sc.
– a drudge; a menial, as a kitchen-boy or girl; one who does odd jobs about a farm SCODGIE;  SCODGY 1782 Sc.
– a drudge; a menial, as a kitchen-boy or girl; one who does odd jobs about a farm SCOGIE 1782 Sc.
​- a drudge; an errand boy or clerk FAG 1813
– a drudge; an odd-job man SCOURY 1741 Sc. 
– a drudge; an underling; the lowest boy on a farm; a lazy servant-boy UNDER-LOUT 1684 Eng. dial.
– a drudge; a person at everyone’s beck and call TACKY-LACKY Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a drudge; a poor, needy, or humble person POOR SNAKE 1590
– a drudge; a servant, an odd-job man LARY 1825 Sc. obs.
– a drudge; a servant of all work DROIL 1579 obs.
– a drudge; a slave SCLAVE 1969 Sc.
– a drudge; a toiler; a person who moils or labours; a hard worker MOILER 1563
– a drudge; one who does another’s tasks HAG(G) Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a drudge; one who is at another’s beck and call; one who will do drudgery for small favours, or favourable opinion PACK-WATER 1902 Amer. dial.
– a female drudge CINDER-GRABBER 19C sl.
– a female drudge or kitchen-maid SCOGIE-LASS 1786 Sc.
– drudges; labourers of the lowest kind HEWERS OF WOOD AND DRAWERS OF WATER 1382

– to act as a drudge; to clean, to scrub SCODGY 1898 Sc.
– to act as a drudge; to do rough menial work; to do odd jobs SCODGE 1808 Sc.
– to drudge, to plod, to trudge DAD 1914 Sc.
– to drudge, to slave SCLAVE 1969 Sc.
– to drudge, to slave, to toil in mean work; to work sluggishly or slowly; to plod DROIL 1591 obs.
– to drudge, to toil, to labour, to work hard MOIL 1777 Sc. & Eng. dial.  
– to drudge, to work hard, to slave DELVE 1888 Eng. dial.

– a druggist; an apothecary POTINGARIE 1715 Sc. obs.
– a druggist; an apothecary POTINGER;  POTTINGER 1715 Sc. obs.
– a druggist; an apothecary; one who sells drugs or medicines PHARMACOPOLIST 1651 rare