Definition and Meanings for dribs
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Part of Speech of dribs
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, noun
Etymology of dribs
Meaning of dribs
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.
- a drop.
- a small portion or small amount of anything; -- used mostly in the phrase dribs and drabs.