Definition of dabble
What is the definition of "dabble"?
1. To splash or spatter with or as if with a liquid: "The moon hung over the harbor dabbling the waves with gold” ( Katherine Mansfield).
1. To splash liquid gently and playfully.
2. To undertake something superficially or without serious intent: "The restaurant business entails more than . . . dabbling in interior design” ( Andy Birsh).
3. To bob forward and under in shallow water so as to feed off the bottom.
Use "dabble" in a sentence
"The previous Transporter films have had Martin dabble with romance before (once with Asian actress Shu Qi and a brief flirtation in the last film with Amber Valetta)."
"Perhaps she needed to "dabble" a bit in order to find her way, and ultimately, her choice of faith needs to be respected."
"Perhaps the question should be: Does the word "dabble" bother you when referencing part of your spiritual quest, even if it was only short-lived?"
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How to Say "dabble" in:
- Spanish: dabble
- German: dabble
- French: dabble
- Mandarin: dabble
- Japanese: dabble
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