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Definition of dabble verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    dabble

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈdæbl//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they dabble
     
    he / she / it dabbles
     
    past simple dabbled
     
    -ing form dabbling
     
     
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  1. 1[intransitive] dabble (in/with something) to take part in a sport, an activity, etc., but not very seriously She is a talented musician but is content to just dabble. He dabbles in local politics.
  2. 2 [transitive] dabble something (in something) to move your hands, feet, etc. around in water She dabbled her toes in the stream.
dabbler noun [countable]
 
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See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: dabble