Associations to the word «Dabbling»

Wiktionary

DABBLE, verb. (transitive) To partially wet (something) by splashing or dipping; connotes playfulness.
DABBLE, verb. (intransitive) To participate or have an interest in an activity, but in a casual or superficial way.

Dictionary definition

DABBLE, verb. Dip a foot or hand briefly into a liquid.
DABBLE, verb. Play in or as if in water, as of small children.
DABBLE, verb. Work with in an amateurish manner; "She dabbles in astronomy"; "He plays around with investments but he never makes any money".
DABBLE, verb. Bob forward and under so as to feed off the bottom of a body of water; "dabbling ducks".

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
Pythagoras