Definition of Double dribble

1. Noun. An illegal dribble in basketball (the player uses both hands to dribble or the player starts to dribble a second time after coming to a stop).

Generic synonyms: Dribble, Dribbling
Category relationships: Basketball, Basketball Game, Hoops

Definition of Double dribble

1. Noun. (basketball) A violation committed by dribbling for a second time without giving up possession of the ball. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Double Dribble

double decomposition reaction
double denim
double digestion
double digit
double digits
double dildo
double dipper
double dipping
double displacement mechanism
double dog dare
double door
double doors
double double
double down
double dozen
double dribble (current term)
double dye
double eagle
double eagles
double emulsion
double entendre
double entendres
double entry
double exposure
double factorial
double factorials
double fault
double feature
double features
double figures

Literary usage of Double dribble

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1. Basket Ball by Edwin J. Mather, Elmer Dayton Mitchell (1922)
"If he does, it will be a double dribble if he again plays the ball. The ball must clearly be batted, the rules allowing the ball to be batted once in the ..."

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