Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

Todip lightly; splash, sprinkle.

Part of speech: verb

To play, as with the hands, in a fluid; splash gently; engage slightly.

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Usage examples "dabble":

  1. Men who dabble too much in that sort of thing go mad. - "Revenge!", by Robert Barr.
  2. Poetry's not your business, you understand: I'm giving ye no encouragement to dabble with the fine arts. - "Jan of the Windmill", Juliana Horatia Ewing.
  3. At any rate, it was a fine composition; and a poet must not dabble in the common intrigues of little minds. - "The Loom of Youth", Alec Waugh.