v. flow in drops; run or flow slowly; drip
That wealth has yet to trickle down to Indian villages where over sixty percent of Indians live.
Sentence in Classic:
At first I perceived that he tried to suppress his emotion; he placed his hands before his eyes, and my voice quivered and failed me as I beheld tears trickle fast from between his fingers; a groan burst from his heaving breast.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
On the third of July, a sudden silence fell on the wires from the north, a silence that lasted till midday of the fourth when fragmentary and garbled reports began to trickle into headquarters in Atlanta.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
These simple words uttered by an old woman led by a child made the perspiration trickle down his limbs.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
He was obliged to pause many times while dressing himself; merely putting his arms through his waistcoat made the perspiration trickle from his forehead.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
For from the first tree whose roots are rent away and broken from the ground, drops of black blood trickle, and gore stains the earth.
He found pleasure in feeling the water trickle over his burning brow and over his body, agitated by feverish shudders.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
Once I fell headlong and cut my face; I lost no time in stanching the blood, but jumped up and ran on, with a warm trickle down my cheek and chin.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells Context