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synonyms for dribbling

  • drizzle
  • ooze
  • squirt
  • distill
  • drip
  • drivel
  • drool
  • drop
  • leak
  • run
  • salivate
  • seep
  • slaver
  • slobber
  • spout
  • trill
  • weep
  • fall in drops

antonyms for dribbling

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  • pour
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How to use dribbling in a sentence

A few clerks were dribbling in, and none of them seemed to have life enough to get out of the way of an ox-team.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
There is an unnatural expression—a vacant look—to the face, while there is often much dribbling at the mouth.
THE MOTHER AND HER CHILDWILLIAM S. SADLER
He had recourse to no dribbling efforts on which to hang the flame of military hope.
SECRET HISTORY OF THE COURT OF ENGLAND, FROM THE ACCESSION OF GEORGE THE THIRD TO THE DEATH OF GEORGE THE FOURTH, VOLUME II (OF 2)LADY ANNE HAMILTON
The reward of $5,000, which Harry Arnold had advertised, drew a dribbling stream of callers to the inspector's office.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
And then there are moments when even this dribbling bombardment can be appalling.
FROM CAPETOWN TO LADYSMITHG. W. STEEVENS
When he came out little streams of rice and sugar and meal were dribbling out all over the wagon.
MARY WARE IN TEXASANNIE F. JOHNSTON
Pforzheim fell sidewise against the pink wall of petrol tins, still hung up by his apparat, and dribbling scarlet over the pink.
THE MESSENGERELIZABETH ROBINS
They've tried it repeatedly since, but that feat of the Army man still stands as the star play of the 'dribbling' game.
BERT WILSON ON THE GRIDIRONJ. W. DUFFIELD
Dribbling tactics had been killed for ever, years before, by Preston North End, who invented the "passing" game.
THE CARD, A STORY OF ADVENTURE IN THE FIVE TOWNSARNOLD BENNETT
Sallie disappeared, leaving a dribbling trail of good-natured complaint behind her.
THE STOLEN SINGERMARTHA IDELL FLETCHER BELLINGER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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