Dribble

Definition of Dribble

Drib´ble
v. i.1.To fall in drops or small drops, or in a quick succession of drops; as, water dribbles from the eaves.
[imp. & p. p. Dribbled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Dribbing .]
2.To slaver, as a child or an idiot; to drivel.
3.To fall weakly and slowly.
4.In basketball, football and similar games, to dribble{2} the ball.
5.To live or pass one's time in a trivial fashion.
v. t.1.To let fall in drops.
Let the cook . . . dribble it all the way upstairs.
- Swift.
2.In basketball and various other games, to propel (the ball) by successive slight hits or kicks so as to keep it always in control.
n.1.A drizzling shower; a falling or leaking in drops.
2.An act of dribbling{2} a ball.

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