Pronunciation: (trik'ul), [key]
—v., -led, -ling,
1. to flow or fall by drops, or in a small, gentle stream: Tears trickled down her cheeks.
2. to come, go, or pass bit by bit, slowly, or irregularly: The guests trickled out of the room.
to cause to trickle.
1. a trickling flow or stream.
2. a small, slow, or irregular quantity of anything coming, going, or proceeding: a trickle of visitors throughout the day.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.