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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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Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented on NBC's portrayal: "The father dabbles in drugs, the wife is a boozer, the daughter is a dope dealer, one son is a homosexual, the other son is a womanizer, the sister-in-law is a bisexual, the brother-in-law is a thief, and the father's father is an adulterer.
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On his new album, Kravitz again displays an affinity for many cousins of classic rock, and even dabbles in a few distant relatives.
Schlesinger merely dabbles with questions that desperately need his full attention.