Complete Definition of "dabble"

English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-dabble.ogg|Audio (US)
:* rhymes|æbÉl

Verb
en-verb|dabbl|ing

  1. transitive To partially wet (something) by splashing or dipping; connotes playfulness.

#:The children sat on the dock and dabbled their feet in the water.

  1. intransitive To participate or have an interest in, but not so seriously.

#:She's an actress by trade, but has been known to dabble in poetry.

Related terms
dribble

Translations
trans-top|partially wet
Chinese: æºæ¹¿
Dutch: t|nl|dompelen, t-|nl|spetteren
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|participate
Chinese: æ¶è¶³
Dutch: t|nl|liefhebberen
trans-mid
trans-bottom

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io:dabble
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zh:dabble

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