|1.||[ verb ] dip a foot or hand briefly into a liquid|
|2.||[ verb ] play in or as if in water, as of small children|
|3.||[ verb ] (work) work with in a non-serious manner|
|Synonyms:||dabble_in play_at dabble_with dabble_at dip_into play_around smatter|
"She dabbles in astronomy" "He plays around with investments but he never makes any money"
|Related terms:||busy dabbler|