- a small or minute quantity; bit.
Origin of drib
First recorded in 1720–30; back formation from driblet
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Historical Examples of drib
Drib′bler; Drib′let, Drib′blet, a small drop: a small quantity.
Word Origin and History for drib
"drop," c.1730, Scottish, perhaps from dribble.
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