Definition of dribble:
- A drizzling shower; a falling or leaking in drops.
- An act of dribbling a ball.
- In football and similar games, to dribble the ball.
- In various games, to propel ( the ball) by successive slight hits or kicks so as to keep it always in control.
- To fall in drops or small drops, or in a quick succession of drops; as, water dribbles from the eaves.
- To fall weakly and slowly.
- To let fall in drops.
- To live or pass one's time in a trivial fashion.
- To slaver, as a child or an idiot; to drivel.
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- "Advice to a Mother on the Management of her Children", Pye Henry Chavasse.
And yet, I could talk At one time to some purpose- didnÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬Ã¢âÂ¢ t dribble Like a tap that needs a washer: and, by carties, ItÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬Ã¢âÂ¢ s talking IÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬Ã¢âÂ¢ ve missed most: IÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬Ã¢âÂ¢ ve always been Like an urchin with a withy- must be slashing- Thistles for choice: and not once, since I came, Have I had a real good shindy to warm my blood.- "Krindlesyke", Wilfrid Wilson Gibson.
- "Somewhere in Red Gap", Harry Leon Wilson.