dribbling dribbling  /d ˈrɪ bə lɪŋ/


  • (n) the propulsion of a ball by repeated taps or kicks


  1. Sneakers squeak on the court as the French and Chinese players warm up; they practice their dribbling with both hands and perfect their jump-shot techniques.
  2. While other kids practiced dribbling, Park worked on his passing skills because he knew the coach valued team players.
  3. To get a grip on the sport, a popular one in Europe, think soccer using hands instead of feet, with some dribbling thrown in.


  1. More Information Emerges About IRS Targeting Of Tea Party Groups

    Selective leaks from Congressional staff interviews with IRS employees in Cincinnati have been dribbling out for weeks. The workers are at the center of questions regarding the use of "Tea Party" and "Patriot" labels for flagging tax exemptions applications for additional scrutiny.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: NPR

  2. Decisions, decisions: Free State’s Khadre Lane turning heads in football, too, to go with basketball reputation

    Pretty much ever since he first grew comfortable dribbling and shooting, Khadre Lane has identified himself as a basketball player. As he approaches his senior year at Free State High, though, others have begun to look at him in another light. By Benton Smith
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Lawrence Journal-World

  3. Why a Seattle Man Got Killed Dribbling a Soccer Ball on the Oregon Coast

    When news broke last month that a Seattle Sounders fan was killed by a truck outside Lincoln City, Oregon, while dribbling a soccer ball on the shoulder of Highway 101 —on the first and only leg of a journey to the World Cup in Brazil—it inspired double takes and some unfortunate jokes. It also led to a phenomenal piece on Grantland this week . In "Dribbling Man," sports reporter Robert Andrew ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Willamette Week

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  1. "There are a lot of balls that don't come up," Bobcats coach Bernie Bickerstaff said. "When you are just dribbling along, sometimes the ball doesn't come up."
    on Jan 1, 2007 By: Bernie Bickerstaff Source: SI.com

  2. "We started over-dribbling," Bulls coach Scott Skiles said. "We were doing it some right in the beginning of the game but we were able to get away with it because our effort was good, our intentions were good. We were coming off...
    on May 17, 2007 By: Scott Skiles Source: Forbes

  3. "The conversation in the locker room was who would win a race, Bolt or Rondo," Celtics coach Doc Rivers said. "It's Bolt. Not even close. But Rondo, he was up for the challenge. ...... If you put dribbling in, I think we've got a shot at it."
    on Dec 19, 2008 By: Doc Rivers Source: ABC News

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