HyperDic: dribble

English > 7 senses of the word dribble:
VERBmotiondribble, trickle, filterrun or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream
contactdribble, drip, droplet or cause to fall in drops
contactdribble, carrypropel, "Carry the ball"
bodydribble, drivel, drool, slabber, slaver, slobberlet saliva drivel from the mouth
NOUNeventdribble, drip, trickleflowing in drops
bodydribble, drool, drivel, slobbersaliva spilling from the mouth
actdribble, dribblingthe propulsion of a ball by repeated taps or kicks
dribble > pronunciation
Soundsdrih'bahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > dribble: 7 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningFlowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid / liquid.
Synonymsdrip, trickle
Narrowerintravenous dripSlow continuous drip introducing solutions intravenously (a drop at a time)
Broaderflow, flowingThe motion characteristic of fluids (liquids / liquids or gases)
Spanishchorrillo, goteo
Catalandegoteig, filet, rajolí
Verbsdribblelet or cause to fall in drops
English > dribble: 7 senses > noun 2, body
Meaningsaliva spilling from the mouth.
Synonymsdrool, drivel, slobber
Broadersaliva, spit, spittleA clear liquid / liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth
Spanishbaba, babaza, babosadas, espumarajo, leseras, saliva
Catalanbava, ximpleries
Verbsdribblelet saliva drivel from the mouth
English > dribble: 7 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe propulsion of a ball by repeated taps or kicks.
Synonymdribbling
Categorybasketball, basketball game, hoopsA game / game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players
soccer, association footballA football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal
Narrowerdouble dribbleAn illegal dribble in basketball (the player uses both hands to dribble or the player starts to dribble a second time after coming to a stop)
Broaderpropulsion, actuationThe act of propelling
Spanishdribling, gambeta, regate
Catalandriblatge
Verbsdribblepropel, "Carry the ball"
English > dribble: 7 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningRun or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
ModelWater and oil dribble into the bowl
Example "reports began to dribble in"
Synonymstrickle, filter
Narrowerleach, percolatepermeate or penetrate gradually
Broaderrun, flow, feed, courseMove along, of liquids / liquids
Spanishdriblar, gotear
Catalandegotar, driblar, gotejar, regalimar
English > dribble: 7 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningLet or cause to fall in drops.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
ModelThe women dribble water into the bowl
Example"dribble oil into the mixture"
Synonymsdrip, drop
BroaderpourCause to run
Similar todripfall in drops
Spanishgotear
Nounsdribbleflowing in drops
English > dribble: 7 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningpropel, "Carry the ball".
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example"dribble the ball"
Synonymcarry
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
BroaderhitCause to move by striking
Spanishalcanzar, driblar, llevar
Catalandriblar
Nounsdribble, dribblingthe propulsion of a ball by repeated taps or kicks
dribblera basketball player who is dribbling the ball to advance it
English > dribble: 7 senses > verb 4, body
MeaningLet saliva drivel from the mouth.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsdrivel, drool, slabber, slaver, slobber
Broadersalivateproduce saliva
Spanishbabear, babosear, salivar
Catalanbavejar, degotar, gotejar
Nounsdribblesaliva spilling from the mouth
dribblera person who dribbles

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