Draining - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdreɪnɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word draining
Brit.  |ˈdreɪnɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word draining
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to drain

adjective

- having a debilitating effect (syn: exhausting)

Examples

My strength is draining away.

Now that the prices are rising so fast, all my money is draining away.

He stared at her, the colour draining from his face.

Huge imports were draining the country's currency reserves.

Sinks and draining boards can harbour germs.

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