Definition and Meanings for drib

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Drib is ranked 44,534 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of drib

transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, noun

Etymology of drib

cf. drip

Meaning of drib


as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • to do by little and little;to cut off by a little at a time; to crop.;to appropriate unlawfully; to filch; to defalcate.
  • to lead along step by step; to entice.

as transitive verb

  • to shoot (a shaft) so as to pierce on the descent.

as noun

  • a drop.
  • a small portion or small amount of anything; -- used mostly in the phrase dribs and drabs.
  • No antonyms for drib

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