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Verb
Present participle for to take part in an activity in a casual, nonserious or superficial way
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“After meeting some guys at a party who were into the same things, he began to dabble with rituals and incantations.”
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Present participle for to make an attempt at something
“I've begun to dabble seriously in fiction, rising at five each morning to get in a couple of hours writing before going to work.”
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Present participle for to cause splashing by moving a body part like a bill or limb in soft mud, water, etc.
“Clair and Misha dabble their feet in the swimming pool, pondering last night's debate.”
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Present participle for to interfere with (something) in order to cause damage or make unauthorized alterations
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Present participle for to make wet by splashing
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Present participle for to make slightly wet
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Present participle for to mark with small spots or dots
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Present participle for to move or act at a slow speed
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Present participle for try, sample
Noun
Dawdling
“Meanwhile, the green-winged teals were dabbling about in the water as well, looking for things to eat.”
Adjective
Amateurish
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