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Definition of "dabbler" [dab•bler]

  • One who engages in an activity superficially or without serious intent. See Synonyms at amateur. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dabbler" in a sentence
  • "She suggests that the growth offered by buy-to-let property has resulted in "dabbler" landlords who, facing an economic downturn, are harassing tenants and seem unaware that evicting renters without notice can be acrime."
  • "I'm just 'dabbler' in the soap world, but I love seeing you link and talk about all the wonderful products."
  • "Although Ms. Amato, 28, was a "dabbler" cook, her husband's idea of a fine meal was a fried bologna sandwich, she says."