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The meaning of Dribble


Dribble – definition


(of a liquid) fall slowly in drops or a thin stream.

Usage examples:

Rain dribbled down the window

(in soccer, hockey, and basketball) take (the ball) forwards past opponents with slight touches of the feet or the stick, or (in basketball) by continuous bouncing.

Usage examples:

He attempted to dribble the ball from the goal area

A thin stream of liquid; a trickle.

Usage examples:

A dribble of blood

(in soccer, hockey, and basketball) an act of taking the ball forward with repeated slight touches or bounces.

Usage examples:

A mesmerizing dribble by daley took him through to confirm villa's victory

To move or happen slowly in small amounts or a few at a time

Usage examples:

Customers dribbled in and out all day., juice dribbled down the baby’s chin., water leaked from the…

Dribble translation into English

Dribble: translate from English into Chinese

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Dribble: translate from English into Dutch

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Dribbelen, Druppelen, Kwijlen, Straaltje, Biggelen

Dribble: translate from English into French

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Dribble, Dribbler, Baver, Dégouliner, Petite goutte, Couler lentement, Tomber goutte à goutte

Dribble: translate from English into German

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Dribbeln, Tröpfeln, Getröpfel, Träufeln

Dribble: translate from English into Hindi

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बूँद बूँद कर टपकना, चूना, सोता, ड्रिबल, झींसी पड़नेवाला वर्षा, लार बहाना

Dribble: translate from English into Italian

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Dribblare, Palleggio, Goccia, Sbavare, Bava, Sgocciolare, Spruzzo, Driblaggio

Dribble: translate from English into Korean

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드리블, 똑똑 떨어짐, 똑똑 떨어지다, 똑똑 떨어뜨리다, 공을 드리블하다, 침을 흘리다

Dribble: translate from English into Russian

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Дриблинг, Капать, Капля, Вести мяч, Ручеек, Гнать шар в лузу, Лить по капле, Пускать слюни, Капанье, Моросящий дождь, Ведение мяча

Dribble: translate from English into Spanish

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Regatear, Driblar, Gotear, Goteo, Babear, Babeo

Word origin

mid 16th century: frequentative of obsolete drib, variant of drip. The original sense was ‘shoot an arrow short or wide of its target’, which was also a sense of drib .

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