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Synonyms for dabble

play at or with

Synonyms

  • play at or with
  • toy (with)
  • potter
  • tinker (with)
  • trifle (with)
  • flirt with
  • dip into
  • fiddle with
  • dally (with)
  • scratch the surface of
  • have a smattering of
  • potter about or around or round with

Synonyms for dabble

dip a foot or hand briefly into a liquid

play in or as if in water, as of small children

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work with in an amateurish manner

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bob forward and under so as to feed off the bottom of a body of water

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Through November and December, limited-entry permits are required to gun the impoundments the dabblers enjoy.
The resident dabblers will also have their favorite bays and shorelines and I never overlook an opportunity for fast action and a diverse bag.
The Dabblers Then more strange incidents took place on the site.
The Cigar Room provides a stylish sanctuary for cigar aficionados and pleasure-seeking dabblers to enjoy the finest Cubans -- hand rolled to specification.
With former Arc winning jockey Stephane Pasquier in the saddle Lucayan had to see off a minefield of challenges in the final two furlongs before bursting through the middle to win from Veneto, the pacemaker for red-hot favourite Dabblers.
For a classroom introduction to Understanding Birds followed by a packed lunch and walk to Bittell Reservoir to look for dabblers and divers, swans and sawbills, report to the Lickey Hills Visitor Centre, Warren Lane, Rednal B45 8ER at 11am tomorrow - though do note that booking is essential for this four-hour event.
He subdivides the young people in his study into four categories: the disengaged, the dreamers, the dabblers, and the purposeful.
Top patterns: G & H Sedge, Golden Dabblers, Sedgehogs, Vivas, Orange Booby.
Dabblers (ducks that feed by searching with their heads underwater, and their tails pushed into the air) - like mallards and pintails - sometimes get restless, and leave the water to search for further foodstuffs in nearby arable land in the safety of the night.
Recommended patterns include Hoppers, Daddys, Dabblers, Bibios and various boobies.
uk/cameras The price tag is probably enough to tell you this is not for dabblers in digital photography but firmly aimed at advanced amateurs.
Fair Trade consumers, in other words, tend to be dabblers who are happy to pay extra for conscience-soothing coffee today, but will eventually go back to the beans they like best no matter what the social pedigree.
Designed for everyone from dabblers to those who want to make a career as a trader, it is packed with information, suggestions and warnings to help avoid pitfalls.
The third largest cluster, sex dabblers (15% of the sample), are characterized by sexual experience with relatively few lifetime partners (75% reported 1-2 partners) and low levels of substance use.
Local traffic wardens have proved they don't have a yellow streak when it comes to punishing double-yellow line dabblers.