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verb     dabble pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participledabbling
past tensedabbled
past participledabbled
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  1. 1
    [intransitive] to be involved in an activity for a short time in a way that is not very serious
    dabble in:

    When he was younger he dabbled in astrology.

    dabble with:

    Liz had dabbled with acting at university.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to put your hands or feet in water and make small quick movements with them
    dabble something in something:

    The children were dabbling their feet in the warm water.



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