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Definitions and Synonyms of dabble | Another word for dabble | What is dabble?

Definition 1: dip a foot or hand briefly into a liquid - [verb of motion]

(dabble is a kind of ...) immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate

"dip the garment into the cleaning solution" "dip the brush into the paint"

Definition 2: bob forward and under so as to feed off the bottom of a body of water - [verb of motion]

Samples where dabble or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • dabbling ducks

(dabble is a kind of ...) move up and down repeatedly

"her rucksack bobbed gently on her back"

Synonyms for dabble in the sense of this definition

(dabble is a kind of ...) be at play; be engaged in playful activity; amuse oneself in a way characteristic of children

"The kids were playing outside all day" "I used to play with trucks as a little girl"

Samples where dabble or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She dabbles in astronomy
  • He plays around with investments but he never makes any money

Synonyms for dabble in the sense of this definition

(dabble is a kind of ...) keep busy with

"She busies herself with her butterfly collection"

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