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Definition of "dabbles" [dabbles]

  • To dip, move, or splash (the fingers, feet, etc) in a liquid (verb)
  • To deal (with) or work (at) frivolously or superficially; play (at) (verb)
  • To daub, mottle, splash, or smear (verb)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of dabble. (verb)

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Use "dabbles" in a sentence
  • "He rather moves than "dabbles" in literature, and not uncommonly takes a hand at some of the many forms of art."
  • "In fact, her recent 'dabbles' indicate that she'll put in a few hours a week."
  • "Tapes, also known as Mark Tomlinson, is a 49-year-old father of four who dabbles in short fiction and will contimue doing so until he gets it right."
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