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1. dabble

verb. ['ˈdæbəl'] dip a foot or hand briefly into a liquid.

Synonyms

  • plunge
  • dunk
  • dip
  • souse

Antonyms

  • rise
  • end
  • increase
  • raise

Etymology

  • dab (English)
  • dabbe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Dabble

  • psychobabble
  • scrabble
  • vrabel
  • schnabel
  • krabill
  • grabel
  • drabble
  • crabill
  • schabel
  • rabel
  • rabble
  • kabel
  • habel
  • fabel
  • babel
  • babble

How do you pronounce dabble?

Pronounce dabble as ˈdæbəl.

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Sentences with dabble


1. Verb, base form
A warlock may be the type of spell caster to dabble in dark magic, for instance.

2. Adjective
Dampen the end of a rag with some acetone and dabble it onto the stain.

Quotes about dabble


1. One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
- Tony Robbins

2. dabble

verb. ['ˈdæbəl'] work with in an amateurish manner.

Synonyms

  • busy
  • smatter
  • play around

Antonyms

  • idle
  • bore
  • defend
  • unemployed

Etymology

  • dab (English)
  • dabbe (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. dabble

verb. ['ˈdæbəl'] play in or as if in water, as of small children.

Synonyms

  • play
  • splash around

Antonyms

  • unintrusive
  • unoccupied
  • plain

Etymology

  • dab (English)
  • dabbe (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. dabble

verb. ['ˈdæbəl'] bob forward and under so as to feed off the bottom of a body of water.

Antonyms

  • ignite

Etymology

  • dab (English)
  • dabbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
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