dribbles; dribbled; dribbling
1 always followed by an adverb or preposition
a [no object] : to fall or flow in small drops
Coffee dribbled [=trickled] down the side of the mug.
Juice dribbled down his chin.
b [+ object] : to let (a liquid) fall in small drops
She accidentally dribbled wine onto the rug.
Dribble olive oil over the warm bread before serving.
2 [no object] : to let saliva or another liquid drip or trickle from your mouth
The baby dribbled [=drooled] down the back of her dad's shirt.
3 : to move a ball or puck forward by tapping, bouncing, or kicking it
She dribbled across the basketball court.
He skillfully dribbled the soccer ball towards the goal.