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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dribbling mean? 

  The noun DRIBBLING has 1 sense:

1. the propulsion of a ball by repeated taps or kicks

  Familiarity information: DRIBBLING used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1dribbling [BACK TO TOP]


The propulsion of a ball by repeated taps or kicks

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


dribbling; dribble

Hypernyms ("dribbling" is a kind of...):

actuation; propulsion (the act of propelling)

Domain category:

association football; soccer (a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal)

basketball; basketball game; hoops (a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "dribbling"):

double dribble (an illegal dribble in basketball (the player uses both hands to dribble or the player starts to dribble a second time after coming to a stop))

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