dribble dribble  /d ˈrɪ bəl/


  1. (n) flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid
  2. (n) saliva spilling from the mouth
  3. (n) the propulsion of a ball by repeated taps or kicks
  4. (v) run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream
  5. (v) let or cause to fall in drops
  6. (v) propel,
  7. (v) let saliva drivel from the mouth


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  1. His quick crossover dribble, with the help of a tiny shove, sent Utah Jazz defender Byron Russell to the floor.
  2. Problem: during soccer games, your child often has to bend down to retie her cleats' laces or risk tripping during a critical dribble-shot-score.
  3. Pierce is a lethal scorer off the dribble, and will make Kobe work too.


  1. Dallas Mavericks Play Ball With West Residents

    In an effort to get the April explosion off the mind of West residents, the Dallas Mavericks came to West to put on a cheer and basketball clinic. Kids were ecstatic to learn how play dribble and prepare a cheer routine the way the Mavs do.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: CBS 19 Tyler

  2. Boys' basketball: Max Hoetzel shows why he's a little unique [Video]

    There aren't many 6-foot-8 high school basketball players who can shoot and dribble like a guard. That makes Max Hoetzel of Calabasas a little unique. He had 20 points on Thursday night, including two free throws with 4.9 seconds left,...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. MEDIA ADVISORY: Dribble to Stop Diabetes Coming to Chicago

    ALEXANDRIA, VA-- - WHAT: The Dribble to Stop Diabetes campaign is sponsoring a WNBA/NBA D-League FIT Clinic during the NBA Nation presented by Sprint's tour stop in Chicago. The private FIT Clinic will ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "Fernando is a great player," Spain coach Luis Aragones said. "He can go anywhere. Why not? He really has extra speed, he knows how to dribble and we always tell him he is so young he can learn everything and be one of the best players in the...
    on Jun 29, 2008 By: Luis Aragones Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. In giving his take on what happened, James said: "I watched it again, and I took a 'crab dribble,' which is a hesitation dribble, and then two steps."
    on Jan 5, 2009 By: LeBron James Source: USA Today

  3. "To dribble out these decisions, I think, can create the impression of incrementalism," Mr. McCain said.
    on Apr 1, 2009 By: John McCain Source: Wall Street Journal

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