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Synonyms for dabble
ˈdæb əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dabble(verb)

    dip a foot or hand briefly into a liquid

    Synonyms:
    play around, splash around, smatter, paddle

  2. dabble, paddle, splash around(verb)

    play in or as if in water, as of small children

    Synonyms:
    splash around, dodder, toddle, smatter, totter, spank, play around, larrup, paddle, waddle, coggle

  3. dabble, smatter, play around(verb)

    work with in an amateurish manner

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

    Synonyms:
    fool around, splash around, babble, blether, smatter, blather, play around, paddle, blither

  4. dabble(verb)

    bob forward and under so as to feed off the bottom of a body of water

    "dabbling ducks"

    Synonyms:
    play around, splash around, smatter, paddle

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dabble

    Synonyms:
    meddle, mix, trifle, skim

    Antonyms:
    study, elaborate, investigate, delve, dig, fathom, gauge

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dabble(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    wet, spatter, sprinkle, moisten

  2. dabble(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    play in water, splash about

  3. dabble(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    work superficially, make slight efforts, fritter away time

  4. dabble(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    tamper, meddle, take liberties

How to use dabble in a sentence?

  1. E.C. Stedman:

    Poetry is an art, and chief of the fine arts; the easiest to dabble in, the hardest to reach true perfection.

  2. William Wegman:

    I don't have a TV show. You're not going to have a huge following unless you have a franchise or a creature -- something that gets in your imagination, whereas I just kind of dabble in children's books, everything that I do is sort of that way.

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