Definition of double dribble in English:

double dribble

Syllabification: dou·ble drib·ble

noun

Basketball An illegal dribble that occurs when a player dribbles with both hands simultaneously or interrupts a dribble by holding the ball briefly in one or both hands.
More example sentences
  • Jones is overseeing a favorite Flint game called Kick Butt - no fouls, no out of bounds, no double dribble, no travel.
  • Explain what traveling with the ball is and what double dribble is.
  • He produced a turnover trifecta - a bad pass, a traveling call, and a double dribble - in the space of 74 seconds.

verb

(double-dribble) Back to top  
Commit or be charged with a double dribble.
More example sentences
  • This slippery ball is in his Zen court, and if he double-dribbles, it could cost the Lakers a rifle.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day anomalous
Pronunciation: əˈnämələs
adjective
deviating from what is standard, normal, or expected