Variant of dabble
- to dip lightly in and out of a liquid
- to wet by dipping, splashing, or sprinkling
Origin: Du dabbelen, freq. of MDu dabben, to strike, dab
- to play in water, as with the hands
- to do something superficially, not seriously: with in or at: to dabble in art
- dabbler noun
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