Definition Of dabbles

verb

immerse (one's hands or feet) partially in water and move them around gently.

they dabbled their feet in the rock pools

take part in an activity in a casual or superficial way.

he dabbled in writing as a young man

Example Of dabbles

  • A gifted pianist and saxophonist, he dabbled in country, jazz, big band and blues, and put his stamp on it all with a deep, warm voice roughened by heartbreak from a hard childhood in the segregated South.

  • Active and agile, they forage in emergent vegetation along shorelines and in wet, shallow, muddy areas, mainly by dabbling their bills at the water's surface.

  • Although they are considered divers, they often feed by dabbling .

  • Art was an act of worship, not something to be dabbled with.

  • As a young boy he dabbled a little in painting but left it completely when he began to work at his brother's studio in Kodungalloor.


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