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1. dribble

verb. ['ˈdrɪbəl'] run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream.

Synonyms

  • filter
  • run
  • leach
  • flow
  • percolate
  • course
  • feed

Antonyms

  • rough
  • divest
  • overspend
  • recuperate

Etymology

  • -le (English)
  • -el (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drib (English)

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Rhymes with Dribble

  • scribble
  • przybyl
  • tribull
  • trible
  • tribble
  • stibel
  • quibble
  • pribyl
  • pribble
  • gribble
  • sibyl
  • sibil
  • nibble
  • kibell
  • kibble
  • kibbel
  • hybl
  • gibble
  • diboll
  • dibble

Sentences with dribble


1. Verb, base form
Dip a paint brush in iridescent paint and dribble the paint into the inside of the ball.

2. Adjective
Sometimes just a dribble of fake blood is enough.

3. Noun, singular or mass
If one defender is beaten off the dribble, the second defender moves over to help.

4. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Mice also dribble a path of urine as they run through your house.

Quotes about dribble


1. The greatest enemy of hunger for God is not poison but apple pie.It is not the banquet of the wicked that dulls our appetite forheaven, but endless nibbling at the table of the world. It is notthe X-rated video, but the prime-time dribble of triviality wedrink in every night.
- John Piper, A Hunger for God

2. dribble

noun. ['ˈdrɪbəl'] flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid.

Synonyms

  • intravenous drip
  • flow
  • drip
  • flowing

Antonyms

  • integrate
  • stay
  • influx
  • inflow

Etymology

  • -le (English)
  • -el (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drib (English)

3. dribble

verb. ['ˈdrɪbəl'] propel, "Carry the ball".

Synonyms

  • hit

Antonyms

  • starve
  • bottlefeed

Etymology

  • -le (English)
  • -el (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drib (English)

4. dribble

verb. ['ˈdrɪbəl'] let saliva drivel from the mouth.

Synonyms

  • slaver
  • salivate
  • drivel
  • slabber
  • drool

Antonyms

  • efflux
  • motionlessness
  • deteriorate
  • unnaturally

Etymology

  • -le (English)
  • -el (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drib (English)

5. dribble

verb. ['ˈdrɪbəl'] let or cause to fall in drops.

Synonyms

  • pour
  • drip

Antonyms

  • denitrify
  • deprive
  • ascend

Etymology

  • -le (English)
  • -el (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drib (English)

6. dribble

noun. ['ˈdrɪbəl'] the propulsion of a ball by repeated taps or kicks.

Synonyms

  • actuation
  • propulsion
  • double dribble

Antonyms

  • ebb
  • arrive
  • malfunction
  • unearned run

Etymology

  • -le (English)
  • -el (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drib (English)

7. dribble

noun. ['ˈdrɪbəl'] saliva spilling from the mouth.

Synonyms

  • spit
  • drivel
  • drool
  • spittle
  • saliva

Antonyms

  • exempt
  • confine
  • fail
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • -le (English)
  • -el (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drib (English)
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