Complete Definition of "drabble"

English
Etymology
Middle English drabelan

Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-æbÉl|-æbÉl

Verb
en-verb|drabbl|ing

#transitive To wet or dirty (especially by dragging through mud).

Etymology
From a word game in w:Monty Python|Monty Python's Big Red Book in which the first player to write a novel wins; the UK Science Fiction fandom agreed that 100 words will suffice; not, as is sometimes stated, from the surname of the author w:Margaret Drabble|Margaret Drabble

Noun
en-noun

  1. A fictional story, typically in fanfiction, that is exactly 100 words long.

See also
Drabble in dictionary.com
Drabble in Merriam Webster

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