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Dribble   /drˈɪbəl/   Listen
Dribble

verb
(past & past part. dribbled; pres. part. dribbing)
1.
Run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream.  Synonyms: filter, trickle.  "Reports began to dribble in"
2.
Let or cause to fall in drops.  Synonyms: drip, drop.
3.
Propel,.  Synonym: carry.  "Dribble the ball"
4.
Let saliva drivel from the mouth.  Synonyms: drivel, drool, slabber, slaver, slobber.



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"Dribble" Quotes from Famous Books



... the world has yet to hear it. Now, we cannot easily conceive Isaiah or Jeremiah hawking round his prophecies at the houses of publishers, or permitting a smart Yankee to syndicate them through the world, or even allowing popular magazines to dribble them out by monthly instalments. But the modern prophet has no housetop, and it is as difficult to imagine him moving his nation by voice alone as arranging with a local brother-seer to trumpet forth the great tidings simultaneously ...
— Without Prejudice • Israel Zangwill



Words linked to "Dribble" :   run, percolate, dribbler, propulsion, basketball game, flow, soccer, actuation, spittle, sport, association football, basketball, leach, pour, athletics, intravenous drip, slabber, flowing, hoops, spit, feed, saliva, hit, course, salivate



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