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  7  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dribble  \Drib"ble\,  v.  t. 
  In  various  games,  to  propel  (the  ball)  by  successive  slight 
  hits  or  kicks  so  as  to  keep  it  always  in  control. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dribble  \Drib"ble\,  v.  i. 
  1.  In  football  and  similar  games,  to  dribble  the  ball. 
 
  2.  To  live  or  pass  one's  time  in  a  trivial  fashion. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dribble  \Drib"ble\,  n. 
  An  act  of  dribbling  a  ball. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dribble  \Drib"ble\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Dribbled};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Dribbing}.]  [Freq.  of  drib,  which  is  a  variant  of  drip.] 
  1.  To  fall  in  drops  or  small  drops,  or  in  a  quick  succession 
  of  drops;  as  water  dribbles  from  the  eaves. 
 
  2.  To  slaver,  as  a  child  or  an  idiot;  to  drivel. 
 
  3.  To  fall  weakly  and  slowly.  [Obs.]  ``The  dribbling  dart  of 
  love.''  --Shak.  (Meas.  for  Meas.,  i.  3,  2).  [Perhaps  an 
  error  for  {dribbing}.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dribble  \Drib"ble\,  v.  t. 
  To  let  fall  in  drops. 
 
  Let  the  cook  .  .  .  dribble  it  all  the  way  upstairs.  -- 
  Swift. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dribble  \Drib"ble\,  n. 
  A  drizzling  shower;  a  falling  or  leaking  in  drops.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dribble 
  n  1:  the  formation  and  falling  of  drops  of  liquid;  "there's  a 
  drip  through  the  roof"  [syn:  {drip},  {trickle}] 
  2:  saliva  spilling  from  the  mouth  [syn:  {drool},  {drivel},  {slobber}] 
  3:  the  propulsion  of  a  ball  by  repeated  taps  or  kicks  [syn:  {dribbling}] 
  v  1:  run  or  flow  slowly,  or  in  an  unsteady  stream:  "reports  began 
  to  dribble  in."  [syn:  {trickle},  {filter}] 
  2:  let  or  cause  to  fall  in  drops;  "dribble  oil  into  the 
  mixture"  [syn:  {drip}] 
  3:  move  as  in  hockey  or  soccer;  "Carry  the  ball"  [syn:  {carry}] 
  4:  let  saliva  drivel  from  the  mouth;  "The  baby  drooled"  [syn:  {drivel}, 
  {drool},  {slabber},  {slaver},  {slobber}] 




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