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dribble

dribble

dribble - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dribble

Definition
(noun) flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid
Synonyms : drip , trickle
Example Sentence
  • there's a drip through the roof

Definition
(noun) saliva spilling from the mouth
Synonyms : drivel , drool , slobber

Definition
(noun) the propulsion of a ball by repeated taps or kicks
Synonyms : dribbling

Definition
(verb) run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream
Synonyms : filter , trickle
Example Sentence
  • water trickled onto the lawn from the broken hose
  • reports began to dribble in

Definition
(verb) let or cause to fall in drops
Synonyms : drip , drop
Example Sentence
  • dribble oil into the mixture

Definition
(verb) propel,
Synonyms : carry
Example Sentence
  • Carry the ball
  • dribble the ball

Definition
(verb) let saliva drivel from the mouth
Synonyms : drivel , drool , slabber , slaver , slobber
Example Sentence
  • The baby drooled

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dribble

dribble sounds like nipple infeeding botte nipple the milk comes drop by drop;
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by lakshmihs

you dribble a basket ball...let it fall and come back to you...
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by piyushparkhey

dribble - drip and trickle or drop and ball
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by shalnew

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