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drib·ble

dribble

 
 
pronunciation:
drI bl
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: dribbles, dribbling, dribbled
definition 1: to drip or flow slowly in drops.
He dribbled paint from his brush.
synonyms:
drip, trickle
similar words:
leak, ooze, seep, sprinkle
definition 2: to move along in repeated bounces, kicks, or pushes.
The basketball player dribbled the ball and then shot.
 
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a slow flow of liquid; drip.
The water leaked from the faucet in little dribbles.
synonyms:
drip, trickle
similar words:
leak, sprinkle
derivation: dribbler (n.)
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