Meaning of “dabble” in the English Dictionary

"dabble" in British English

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uk /ˈdæb.əl/ us /ˈdæb.əl/

dabble verb (MOVE IN WATER)

[ T ] to put part of your body, such as your hand or foot, into the water of a pool or stream, etc. and move it around

noun [ C ] uk /ˈdæb.lər/ us /ˈdæb.lɚ/

(Definition of “dabble” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dabble" in American English

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dabbleverb [ I ]

us /ˈdæb·əl/

to take a slight and not very serious interest in a subject or try a particular activity for a short period:

I don’t paint much, I just dabble.

(Definition of “dabble” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)