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verb as in trickle

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Last season, the Hawks were a predictable mash of pick-and-rolls and dribble handoffs.

It’s hard to beat a guy off the dribble, in wheelchair basketball, because your hands are up to do a lot and chairs are wide and lateral movement is limited.

He shoots it, catch-and-shoot, or off the dribble, like Steph.

It’s no surprise that Murray has been the most frequent recipient of dribble handoffs during the playoffs.

The two complement each other in several different ways, but nothing is more mutually beneficial than their dribble handoffs.

How refreshing it was to see England players swivel and dribble and sell dummies.

She reluctantly gulps it down, chokes, and allows little rivers of green juice to dribble from the corner of her mouth.

Fuel would dribble to a stop in one before it did in the other.

Instead, an ill-advised, uncharacteristic around-the-back dribble led to a steal and a Mario Chalmers three.

The Secret Service sex scandal is growing worse by the day, as new details dribble out about the debacle in Colombia.

Supplies did slowly dribble in, and sometimes came in encouraging quantities when a store-ship was captured.

Peter whirled completely around, to throw off the guard hovering in front of him, and started a dribble.

The events recorded are only a grey dribble from a leaky town pump.

Still San Francisco waited, though a constant dribble of departures made at last perceptible inroads on its population.

In order to dribble stuff smelling sickeningly of carnations on a wasted yard.


On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dribble, such as: drizzle, ooze, squirt, distill, drip, and drivel.

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