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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dab•bleˈdæb əl(v.)-bled, -bling.

  1. (v.i.)to play and splash in or as if in water, esp. with the hands.

  2. to work at anything in an irregular or superficial manner:

    to dabble in literature.

  3. (of a duck) to feed on shallow-water vegetation with rapid, splashing movements of the bill.

    Category: Ornithology

  4. (v.t.)to wet slightly in or with a liquid; splash; spatter.

Origin of dabble:

1550–60; prob. dab1+ -le

dab′bling•ly(adv.)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dabblingly(adverb)

    in a dabbling manner

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