Definition of Dribbler

1. Noun. A basketball player who is dribbling the ball to advance it.

Generic synonyms: Basketball Player, Basketeer, Cager
Derivative terms: Dribble



2. Noun. A person who dribbles. "That baby is a dribbler; he needs a bib"
Exact synonyms: Driveller, Drooler, Slobberer
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Derivative terms: Dribble, Drivel, Drool, Slobber

Definition of Dribbler

1. n. One who dribbles.

Definition of Dribbler

1. Noun. A person who dribbles (salivates excessively). ¹

2. Noun. (sports) A person skilled at dribbling. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dribbler

1. one that dribbles [n -S] - See also: dribbles

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dribbler

drevil
drevill
drevills
drevils
drew out
drey
dreye
dreys
drib
dribbed
dribber
dribbers
dribbing
dribble
dribbled
dribbler (current term)
dribblers
dribbles
dribblet
dribblets
dribblier
dribbling
dribbly
driblet
driblets
dribs
dribs and drabs
drice
drices
dricksie

Literary usage of Dribbler

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1. Basket Ball by Edwin J. Mather, Elmer Dayton Mitchell (1922)
"The dribbler, when blocked ahead, can pivot and pass back to the trailer. The trailer is a necessity, for the dribbler is helpless after he once stops. ..."

2. Football: The Association Game by Charles William Alcock (1906)
"There was some little attempt at passing, of course, but a good dribbler ... To be a good dribbler was the Alpha and Omega of the forward's creed in the ..."

3. The Roswell Report: Fact Vs. Fiction in the New Mexico Desert by Richard L. Weaver (1997)
"On a subcontract Kollsman undertook to build a pressure actuated "dribbler" or ballast dropping device as follows: Mechanically Controlled dribbler To ..."

4. The English Illustrated Magazine (1891)
"... dribbler as well as a safe shot represented the test of activity and skill. The backs in the old days were as reliable perhaps as they are now in the ..."

5. The Book of Athletics by Paul Withington, Lothrop Withington (1914)
"A good dribbler is the hardest sort of a man to stop. He is generally coming directly toward you and at ... A slow dribbler is a hindrance to the offense. ..."

6. Football: The Rugby Union Game by Francis Marshall (1892)
"WJ Hamilton was an old-time player—gaunt, with all-spreading legs—an earnest shover and perfect dribbler, but he played too early for the present game. ..."

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