Translation of dribble in Spanish:


babear, v.

Pronunciation /ˈdrɪbəl//ˈdrɪb(ə)l/

intransitive verb

  • 1

    he dribbles babea
    • And, for a number of babies, this can make them a little irritable, more inclined to wake up crying at night, more liable to drool and dribble, and need more soothing and comfort.
    • He had dribbled in his sleep, saliva running down his chin.
    • His mouth dribbled at the thought of the human food; though it lacked the piquancy of live prey, it had strangely appetizing flavours.
    • Stripes snaked down his body, yellowy eyes stared back at both warriors, orange fur bristled in the heat, and sharp canines dribbled with saliva.
  • 2

    • Back then you dribbled the ball, now you carry it.
    • You'll have to step up the hill, in a motion similar to dribbling a soccer ball from foot to foot.
    • He dribbled the ball down the street towards the goal.
    • Non-competitive stuff can be just as fun and as good for you as dribbling a soccer ball down the field.
    • It was a relay event in which a group of basketball players dribble the ball for a short distance, where another group of players takes over, and the relay continues.
    • He dribbled the ball all the way home every night and slept with it.
    • Charging past him, she dribbled the ball with one hand, to get a shot in at the three-point line.
    • That, of course, was exactly my plan, and I pushed past him, dribbling the ball down the field before scoring after many failed attempts at stealing the ball on his part.
    • You don't have to try to dribble round ten players, and when players understand that, that's when they really do it well.
    • Midfielder Craig Smith tried to dribble the ball in an area that invited danger.
    • He dribbled it slowly, before crouching in his normal stance.
    • Sometimes he would dribble the ball 10 times before he would shoot, ignoring open teammates.
    • He was dribbling slowly down the court, looking for the right person to pass to.
    • If you're dribbling the ball 10 times, it's going to take 30 minutes to shoot 100 free throws.
    • They couldn't dribble the ball and move, and they had particular roles that they had to play on court.
    • One odd note: he doesn't dribble the ball at the foul line.
    • You want to try to make the point guard dribble the ball at least three or four times.
    • He had to use a hockey stick to dribble a ball round some cones.
    • It was a superb solo effort from midfielder Jo Martin, who dribbled her way through the defence and beat the keeper.
    • I could never dribble the ball, but I was always basically a coach on the floor.

transitive verb

  • 1

    to dribble saliva babear
    • she was dribbling milk le chorreaba la leche por la boca
    • dribble melted chocolate over the cake decorar el pastel con chorritos de chocolate fundido
  • 2

    he dribbled the ball past / around a defender dribló / dribleó / regateó a un defensa


  • 1

    baba feminine
  • 2

    (of running liquid)
    chorrito masculine
    hilo masculine
    there's only a dribble left queda solo una gota / un poquito
  • 3

    dribling masculine
    regateo masculine