Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun dribble

3 senses of dribble

Sense 1
drip, trickle, dribble -- (flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid; "there's a drip through the roof")
       => flow, flowing -- (the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases))

Sense 2
drool, dribble, drivel, slobber -- (saliva spilling from the mouth)
       => saliva, spit, spittle -- (a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches)

Sense 3
dribble, dribbling -- (the propulsion of a ball by repeated taps or kicks)
       => propulsion, actuation -- (the act of propelling)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dribble

4 senses of dribble

Sense 1
trickle, dribble, filter -- (run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream; "water trickled onto the lawn from the broken hose"; "reports began to dribble in")
       => run, flow, feed, course -- (move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi")

Sense 2
dribble, drip, drop -- (let or cause to fall in drops; "dribble oil into the mixture")
       => pour -- (cause to run; "pour water over the floor")

Sense 3
dribble, carry -- (propel, "Carry the ball"; "dribble the ball")
       => hit -- (cause to move by striking; "hit a ball")

Sense 4
drivel, drool, slabber, slaver, slobber, dribble -- (let saliva drivel from the mouth; "The baby drooled")
       => salivate -- (produce saliva; "We salivated when he described the great meal")

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