Definition of drabble in English:

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drabble

Pronunciation: /ˈdrab(ə)l/

verb

archaic
Make or become wet and dirty by movement into or through muddy water: [with object]: clip off the down at the tail to prevent their being drabbled [no object]: the poor fellows who had to drabble through the mire

Origin

Middle English: from Low German drabbelen 'paddle in water or mire', from drabbe 'mire'.

Words that rhyme with drabble

babble, bedabble, dabble, gabble, grabble, rabble, scrabble
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