Etymology
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dabble (v.)

1550s, "to dip a little and often," hence "to wet by splashing," probably a frequentative of dab. Figurative sense of "do superficially" attested by 1620s. Related: Dabbled; dabbling. An Ellen Dablewife is in the Lancashire Inquests from 1336.

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Definitions of dabble

dabble (v.)
dip a foot or hand briefly into a liquid;
dabble (v.)
play in or as if in water, as of small children;
Synonyms: paddle / splash around
dabble (v.)
work with in an amateurish manner;
She dabbles in astronomy
Synonyms: smatter / play around
dabble (v.)
bob forward and under so as to feed off the bottom of a body of water;
From wordnet.princeton.edu

Dictionary entries near dabble

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