Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “dribble”

dribble

verb
 
 
/ˈdrɪbl/
MOUTH [I] If someone dribbles, a small amount of liquid comes out of their mouth and goes down their face: Babies dribble a lot.Movement of liquids
LIQUID [I, T] If a liquid dribbles, it falls slowly in small amounts, and if you dribble a liquid, you pour it so it falls slowly in small amounts: Dribble some oil over the vegetables.Movement of liquids
SPORT [I, T] to move a ball along by using your hand to hit it against the ground or kicking it several timesGeneral terms used in ball sports
dribble noun [C, U]
(Definition of dribble from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “dribble” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

for starters

used to say that something is the first in a list of things

Word of the Day

Countability – grammar codes

by Dom Glennon​​,
November 26, 2014
Advices and informations Have you ever noticed strange codes in square brackets on entries in Cambridge Dictionaries Online and wondered what they mean? These are grammar codes, giving you a brief summary of how that word behaves grammatically. More information can be obtained by hovering your cursor over the code, and there’s

Read More 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Read More