double dribble

Basketball

noun

an infraction, resulting in loss of possession of the ball, occurring either when a player uses both hands simultaneously when dribbling or when a player interrupts a dribble by holding the ball momentarily in one or both hands.

verb (used without object), double dribbled, double dribbling. Also dou·ble-drib·ble.

to commit a double dribble.

verb (used with object)

to commit a double dribble with (the ball).

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