When you dislike somthing, but still admire the work put into it.
I saw a movie last night that wasn't that good, but the special effects were really good, so i still respect the drip.
by Quinbo April 27, 2020
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A tik tok reference, that refers to someone wearing a outfit of choice (normally strange outfit) and complaining about how they cannot wear it out. Therefore telling Karen to respect the drip (drip meaning outfit or style)
I can’t believe she won’t let me wear this outfit

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by HeylookmomImadeit August 14, 2019
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It's when someone says something bad about your appereance or your clothes. like you come to family dinner and aunt Karen says: oh honey those pants are just awful!
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Respect the Drip Karen refers to a viral video in which a person explains that they've been working on a new outfit but their stepmother won't allow them to wear it out and then reveal their outfit while saying "respect the drip, Karen."
Me~Mum look at the outfit I brought
Mum~EWW your not allowed to wear that it's too revealing
Me~respect the drip Karen 🙄
by XxZoexX August 12, 2020
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Respect the drip” is something you say to your friend on the bus when he’s trying to take out your EarPods.
Me: “Hey Owen take out your ear buds” Owen: “respect the drip, bro!”
by Black pussy pounder October 5, 2019
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Something one says at a completely random time without any explanation needed (also known as a reference of TikTok)
*eating at a nice family event*

At random: “respect the drip Karen.”

*goes on with life*
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