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  • as indilettante
  • as inunfinished
  • as indalliance

synonyms for dabbling

  • green
  • rookie
  • tenderfoot
  • artsy fartsy
  • half-baked
  • half-cocked
  • unaccomplished
  • ungifted
  • unskilled
  • delay
  • idling
  • loafing
  • playing
  • poking
  • procrastination
  • toying
  • trifling
  • delaying
  • dilly-dallying
  • frittering
  • frivoling
  • loitering
  • procrastinating
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antonyms for dabbling

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How to use dabbling in a sentence

Another suggestion was that they lost their reason already at Yózgad, as a result of dabbling overmuch in spiritualism.
EASTERN NIGHTS - AND FLIGHTSALAN BOTT
One drinks in so much inspiration while one is dabbling ones toes in a willow creek.
THE STORY OF OPALOPAL WHITELEY
A good deal of Classic went up, the work of academic amateurs, dabbling in Vitruvius and Palladio.
RIVERS OF GREAT BRITAIN. THE THAMES, FROM SOURCE TO SEA.ANONYMOUS
He compared the creatures dabbling, over the board to summer flies on butcher's meat, periodically scared by a cloth.
THE AMAZING MARRIAGE, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Thomas Ellis, again, prior of Leighs in Essex, took more loss than gain from dabbling in the art.
MEDIVAL BYWAYSLOUIS F. SALZMANN
The hot blast of his sincerity sweeps away at once any impeachment of mere dabbling in the ultra-modern.
MODERNITIESHORACE BARNETT SAMUEL
Mr. Franklin's universal genius, dabbling in everything, dabbled in what he called "decorative painting."
THE MOONSTONEWILKIE COLLINS
Lee wet a handkerchief, dabbling it over her face; he had never before, he realized, seen a woman faint.
CYTHEREAJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
And vowed they saw his ghost, which came from dabbling in psychology.
MR. PUNCH ON THE CONTINONGVARIOUS
Worse,—he has been dabbling in Wall Street and may lose every cent he has.
PETERF. HOPKINSON SMITH
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WORDS RELATED TO DABBLING

  • dabbling
  • delay
  • delaying
  • dilly-dallying
  • frittering
  • frivoling
  • idling
  • loafing
  • loitering
  • playing
  • poking
  • procrastinating
  • procrastination
  • toying
  • trifling
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.