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drib•ble



Pronunciation: (drib'ul), [key]
v., -bled, -bling,
n.


v.i.
1. to fall or flow in drops or small quantities; trickle.
2. to drivel; slaver.
3. Sports.to advance a ball or puck by bouncing it or giving it a series of short kicks or pushes.

v.t.
1. to let fall in drops.
2. Sports.
a. Basketball.to bounce (the ball) as in advancing or keeping control of it.
b. (esp. in ice hockey and soccer) to move (the ball or puck) along by a rapid succession of short kicks or pushes.

n.
1. a small trickling stream or a drop.
2. a small quantity of anything: a dribble of revenue.
3. Sports.an act or instance of dribbling a ball or puck.
4. Scot.a drizzle; a light rain.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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