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dribble

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dribble

  1. a very small piece <news about the remote earthquake was coming in dribbles> Synonyms atom, crumb, bit, fleck, flyspeck, grain, granule, molecule, morsel, mote, nubbin, nugget, particle, patch, scrap, scruple, snip, snippet, speck, tittleRelated Words ace, dab, dash, driblet, drop, fraction, haet [chiefly Scottish], halfpenny, ha'penny, iota, jot, kenning [chiefly Scottish], lick, minim, mite, modicum, nutshell, ounce, pinch, shred, smatter, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), spot, strain, streak, suspicion, taste, touch, trace, whisper, whit; bite, mouthful, nibble, tidbit (also titbit); fragment, part, portion, section; chip, flake, shard, shiver, sliver, splinter; clipping, paring, shaving; smithereensNear Antonyms chunk, gob, hunk, lump, slab; abundance, barrel, bucket, bushel, deal, heaps, loads, mass, mountain, peck, pile, pot, profusion, quantity, raft, scads, stack, volume, wad, wealth


dribble

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dribble

  1. 1 to fall or let fall in or as if in drops <water dribbling over the lip of the fountain> Synonyms distill (also distil), drip, drop, trickleRelated Words drizzle, sprinkle; flow, pour, roll, run, stream; cascade, gutter, riffle, ripple; bleed, exude, ooze, seep, weep; dischargeNear Antonyms gush, spout, spurt

  2. 2 to flow in a broken irregular stream <rainwater dribbling along the partially clogged gutter> Synonyms bubble, gurgle, guggle, lap, plash, ripple, splash, trickle, washRelated Words eddy, purl, swirl; swash, swish, swoosh, whish; drip, drop; gush, jet, rush, spew, spout, spurt, squirtNear Antonyms runAntonyms pour, roll, stream

  3. 3 to let saliva or some other substance flow from the mouth <picnickers dribbling in eager anticipation of the hamburgers on the grill> Synonyms drool, drivel, salivate, slaver, slobberRelated Words water; expectorate, spit; foam, froth, splutter; sputter



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