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dribbly

a. 1 Prone to dribble. 2 Having a viscous consistency, similar to dribble or drool.

Usage examples of "dribbly".

The Death of Rats came through the window in an arc, bounced off a dribbly candle, and landed on all fours on the table.

Being a witch was an honourable trade in the moun­tains, but only the young ones invested in real crystal balls and coloured knives and dribbly candles.

Being a witch was an honourable trade in the mountains, but only the young ones invested in real crystal balls and coloured knives and dribbly candles.

All the old worn-out spell-books and the stubs of the dribbly candles and the remains of the green bubbly stuff in the cauldrons all ended up on the big dump, along with the tin cans and old boxes and the kitchen waste.

This was harder than it looked because more than half of the snooker table served as the Archchancellors filing system,* and indeed to get to the hole the ball had to pass through several piles of paperwork, a tankard, a skull with a dribbly candle on it and a lot of pipe ash.