Meaning of double dribble

dou'ble drib'ble

Pronunciation: [key]
— Basketball. Basketball.
  1. 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.
  2. to commit a double dribble.
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