dribble - definition and synonyms


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present tense
present participledribbling
past tensedribbled
past participledribbled
  1. 1
    [intransitive] British if you dribble, saliva (=the liquid in your mouth) comes out onto your chin

    The baby was dribbling.

    1. a.
      [intransitive/transitive] if a liquid dribbles, or if you dribble it, it flows slowly in small drops

      Water was dribbling out from the tap.

      Dribble some melted chocolate over the cake.

  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to move forwards with a ball by kicking or bouncing it several times in games such as football and basketball