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Definition of Trickle


  1. The act or state of trickling; also, that which trickles; a small stream; drip.
  2. To flow in a small, gentle stream; to run in drops.

Trickle Quotations

The rich are always going to say that, you know, just give us more money and we'll go out and spend more and then it will all trickle down to the rest of you. But that has not worked the last 10 years, and I hope the American public is catching on.
Warren Buffett

The profoundest thoughts of the philosophers have something trickle about them. A lot disappears in order for something to suddenly appear in the palm of the hand.
Elias Canetti

Give tax breaks to large corporations, so that money can trickle down to the general public, in the form of extra jobs.
Andrew Mellon

I was terrified of the Vietnam War when I was 13. I thought I was going. The draft was such an ominous thing, I felt as if it was going to trickle down to me.
Dylan McDermott

I always had this non-stop drive. I had to keep sending stories out and every once in awhile I'd get something accepted or get the little trickle of positive feedback.
Kevin J. Anderson
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Trickle Translations

trickle in Spanish is goteo
trickle in Swedish is sippra, drypa
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