Definition of dabble:
dip into, fiddle with, babble, flirt with, dally, scratch the surface, paddle, totter, blither, smatter, do something in a light manner, play around, amuse oneself with, be an amateur, putter, idle away time, splash around, larrup, toy with, tinker, waddle, blather, putter around, blether, dodder, coggle, make slight efforts, diddle, have sport with, toddle, spank, engage in superficially, fool around, fool with.
- "Furze the Cruel", John Trevena.
No, no- beneath thy multiplying load Of years thou canst not tarry on the road To dabble in the blood thy leaden feet Have pressed from bosoms that have ceased to beat Of reputations margining thy way, Nor wander from the path new truth to slay.- "Black Beetles in Amber", Ambrose Bierce.
- "Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862", Adam Gurowski.