The Irish archbishop, compared to him, appears a dabbler in Romanism.
What's Dabbler to him, or he to Dabbler, that he should weep?
He was an encourager of learning and the arts, and a dabbler in science.
The Controller who bred me was only a dabbler in such things.
The mother of Æschines, he says, was a kind of ‘wise woman,’ and dabbler in mysteries.
I'm no' a dabbler amang leaf-mould;' and she laughed cheerily.
It is also used in reference to the trifler and dabbler in art and science.
It is yellowed now, and poor always; for I am but a dabbler at such things.
She was little, a very little blue, rather a dabbler in the "ologies," than a real disciple.
There is some odor about a dabbler that makes him especially offensive to all clean high-class men and women.