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Synonyms for dribble
ˈdrɪb əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drip, trickle, dribble(noun)

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

    "there's a drip through the roof"

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

  2. drool, dribble, drivel, slobber(noun)

    saliva spilling from the mouth

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

  3. dribble, dribbling(verb)

    the propulsion of a ball by repeated taps or kicks

    Synonyms:
    slobber, drivel, drip, drool, dribbling, trickle

  4. trickle, dribble, filter(verb)

    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"

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

  5. dribble, drip, drop(verb)

    let or cause to fall in drops

    "dribble oil into the mixture"

    Synonyms:
    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, carry(verb)

    propel, "Carry the ball"

    "dribble the ball"

    Synonyms:
    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, dribble(verb)

    let saliva drivel from the mouth

    "The baby drooled"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dribble(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    drip, trickle, fall in drops

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dribble(n)

    Synonyms:
    trickling

  2. dribble(v)

    Synonyms:
    drip, trickle

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How to use dribble in a sentence?

  1. Chris Paul:

    It all just came to a head and guys started really communicating and started realizing that you don't have to just shut up and dribble.

  2. 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.

  3. Dirk Nowitzki:

    The play was to get the ball right there. Just wait until the clock was down and make a move either way, obviously, the entire league knows I usually like going left, so (Randle) was really high side on me. All I had to do was kind of rip through, take a dribble and shoot. It felt good leaving my hands, so I'm glad it went in.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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Translations for dribble

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  • лигавя се, росене, дриблирам, капене, църцоря, дрибъл, изкапвам, капя, капкаBulgarian
  • driblatge, driblar, conducció, conduirCatalan, Valencian
  • driblovat, nechat kapat, odkapávat, slintat, kapatCzech
  • dribbeln, tropfen, sabbernGerman
  • pogute versi, guti, dribli, salivumi, baviEsperanto
  • regate, regatear, driblar, babear, gambeta, gambetear, gotearSpanish
  • pisara, tippua, kuljettaa, tiputella, tilkka, kuolata, kuljettaminen, tihkua, noro, tippa, tiputtaaFinnish
  • dribbler, bave, goutte, goutter, dribble, baverFrench
  • druibleáilIrish
  • sheelManx
  • כדרר, כדרורHebrew
  • pattogtatHungarian
  • bava, sbavare, sbrodolareItalian
  • pāhīhīMāori
  • dribbelen, kwijlen, zeveren, druppel, druppelenDutch
  • drible, babar, driblarPortuguese
  • пускать слюниRussian
  • дриблинг, driblati, дриблање, цуркати, балавитиSerbo-Croatian
  • dribbla, dregla, droppaSwedish
  • ஜொள்ளுTamil
  • เลี้ยงลูกThai

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