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dab·ble

dabble

 
pronunciation:
dae bl
part of speech: verb
inflections: dabbles, dabbling, dabbled
definition 1: to wet by splashing or dipping.
The child dabbled his toes in the pool.
synonyms:
dip
similar words:
dampen, moisten, splash, wet
definition 2: to work at something in a way that is not serious or steady.
He dabbles in all the arts but doesn't have the patience to become skilled in any of them.
synonyms:
toy
similar words:
fiddle, flirt, fool around, putter, trifle
derivation: dabbler (n.)