dribble

Part of speech: verb

To drip; give out by piecemeal.

Part of speech: noun

Liquid falling in drops.

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Usage examples "dribble":

  1. To dwell in yon dribble of dew On the cheek of your sovereign rose, And live the young life of a twinkle. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  2. In other communities, the beginning would be a timid dribble to the larger cities or directly to the North. - "Negro Migration during the War", Emmett J. Scott.
  3. Gordon was in great form; he scored the first try with a long dribble, and led the pack well. - "The Loom of Youth", Alec Waugh.