Dribble meaning

drĭbəl
To let (saliva, liquid, etc.) drip from the mouth; drool.
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(sports) The act of dribbling a ball.
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To flow, or let flow, in drops or driblets; trickle.
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To come forth or let out a little at a time.
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To keep (a ball or puck) in motion or move (it) forward by a rapid succession of bounces (in basketball), short kicks (in soccer), or light taps with a stick (in hockey)
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To let saliva drip from the mouth, to drool.
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A small drop, or a flowing in small drops.
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A very small amount.
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The act of dribbling a ball or puck.
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A drizzling rain.
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In various ball games, to run with the ball, controlling its path with the feet.
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(basketball) To bounce the ball on the floor with one hand at a time, enabling the player to move with it;
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To advance by dribbling.
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To let something fall in drips.
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In various ball games, to move the ball, by repeated light kicks.
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A weak, unsteady stream; a trickle.
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A small amount of a liquid.
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In sport, the act of dribbling.
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To flow or fall in drops or an unsteady stream; trickle.

Water dribbled from the leaky faucet.

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To let saliva drip from the mouth; drool.
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To let flow or fall in drops or an unsteady stream.
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A weak, unsteady stream; a trickle.
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A small quantity; a bit.
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Origin of dribble

  • Frequentative of obsolete drib alteration of drip

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • drib +‎ -le (“early modern English frequentative suffix”)

    From Wiktionary