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adjective as in dilettante

noun as in dalliance


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Dabbling in night school photography classes in Miami in 1953, a 23- or 24-year-old Yeager quickly made a splash.

In the early 1980s, on the heels of that success, other employers began dabbling in the process.

Back to all the dabbling as a youngster—why did you choose acting over sports and music?

The Hangover was a mini-comeback of sorts for you after dabbling in some indie films in the mid-2000s.

How does she feel about a fashion-dabbling artist like Cindy Sherman, for instance?

Another suggestion was that they lost their reason already at Yózgad, as a result of dabbling overmuch in spiritualism.

One drinks in so much inspiration while one is dabbling ones toes in a willow creek.

A good deal of Classic went up, the work of academic amateurs, dabbling in Vitruvius and Palladio.

He compared the creatures dabbling, over the board to summer flies on butcher's meat, periodically scared by a cloth.

Thomas Ellis, again, prior of Leighs in Essex, took more loss than gain from dabbling in the art.

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On this page you'll find 80 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dabbling, such as: green, rookie, tenderfoot, artsy fartsy, half-baked, and half-cocked.

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