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Synonyms for dribble
ˈdrɪb əldrib·ble

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  1. drip, trickle, dribblenoun

    flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid

    "there's a drip through the roof"

    drool, drip, dribbling, trickle, drip mold, drivel, dripping, drip mould, slobber

  2. drool, dribble, drivel, slobbernoun

    saliva spilling from the mouth

    drool, trickle, drivel, slobber, tommyrot, boloney, garbage, humbug, taradiddle, bosh, baloney, bilgewater, drip, tarradiddle, tosh, twaddle, dribbling

  3. dribble, dribblingverb

    the propulsion of a ball by repeated taps or kicks

    slobber, drivel, drip, drool, dribbling, trickle

  4. trickle, dribble, filterverb

    run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream

    "water trickled onto the lawn from the broken hose"; "reports began to dribble in"

    drool, separate out, drivel, strain, slobber, permeate, percolate, slabber, drop, filter out, filter, filtrate, drip, trickle, carry, sink in, slaver

  5. dribble, drip, dropverb

    let or cause to fall in drops

    "dribble oil into the mixture"

    unload, slaver, leave out, drool, send packing, drop off, dismiss, drop down, sink, drip, degenerate, deteriorate, drivel, slabber, overleap, slobber, throw, cast, fell, cut down, put down, neglect, devolve, carry, filter, expend, send away, set down, flatten, swing, strike down, throw off, throw away, dangle, drop, shake off, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, miss, pretermit, cast off, trickle, shed, omit

  6. dribble, carryverb

    propel, "Carry the ball"

    "dribble the ball"

    slaver, deport, express, comport, bear, drool, pack, have a bun in the oven, impart, behave, run, sway, drip, take, post, expect, slabber, extend, slobber, channel, carry, transport, filter, stock, hold, acquit, convey, persuade, conduct, contain, drivel, gestate, stockpile, drop, trickle, transmit

  7. drivel, drool, slabber, slaver, slobber, dribbleverb

    let saliva drivel from the mouth

    "The baby drooled"

    drop, drip, filter, drool, slaver, trickle, carry, drivel, slabber, salivate, slobber

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  1. dribbleverb

    drip, trickle, fall in drops

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  1. dribblenoun


  2. dribbleverb

    drip, trickle

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  1. Mark Wunderlich:

    On the dribble, we always talk about dribbling you can take two legal steps to the basket, right? No one ever thought about on the gather after you dribble you can take two legal steps backwards.

  2. Jean Baudrillard:

    A society which allows an abominable event to burgeon from its dung heap and grow on its surface is like a man who lets a fly crawl unheeded across his face or saliva dribble from his mouth -- either epileptic or dead.

  3. Chuck Grassley:

    If the purpose of( a payroll tax cut) or a check is to stimulate the economy and help people in need, I think when a person has a check in his hand... I think that's going to do more economic good than if we dribble out $ 30 every paycheck, because people are going to notice it and maybe take some action as a result.

  4. Lionel Messi:

    The pitches here are shameful, the ball is like a rabbit, it can go anywhere, the conditions are very difficult and it's very hard to dribble properly. This cannot go on.

  5. British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond:

    Since the Russian intervention in Syria, the dribble of people who were perhaps going back from these camps to Syria has stopped dead, and there is a new flow coming in because of the actions The Russians are taking - particularly in southern Syria along the border just a few kilometers from here.

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  • капка, дриблирам, капя, росене, изкапвам, дрибъл, лигавя се, капене, църцоряBulgarian
  • driblatge, driblar, conduir, conduccióCatalan, Valencian
  • odkapávat, driblovat, kapat, nechat kapat, slintatCzech
  • tropfen, sabbern, dribbelnGerman
  • dribli, pogute versi, salivumi, bavi, gutiEsperanto
  • gotear, regatear, regate, driblar, gambetear, gambeta, babearSpanish
  • tiputtaa, tippa, noro, tiputella, kuljettaa, kuljettaminen, tippua, tihkua, kuolata, pisara, tilkkaFinnish
  • dribble, goutter, goutte, dribbler, bave, baverFrench
  • druibleáilIrish
  • sheelManx
  • כדרר, כדרורHebrew
  • pattogtatHungarian
  • sbrodolare, sbavare, bavaItalian
  • pāhīhīMāori
  • zeveren, kwijlen, druppel, dribbelen, druppelenDutch
  • drible, babar, driblarPortuguese
  • пускать слюниRussian
  • балавити, дриблање, driblati, дриблинг, цуркатиSerbo-Croatian
  • dribbla, droppa, dreglaSwedish
  • ஜொள்ளுTamil
  • เลี้ยงลูกThai

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