drip-feed - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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present tense
I/you/we/theydrip-feed
he/she/itdrip-feeds
present participledrip-feeding
past tensedrip-fed
past participledrip-fed
  1. 1
    medical to give food or medicine to someone who is ill through a special piece of equipment with a tube that goes into their body
  2. 2
    to give something to someone slowly, little by little