how to pronounce dabble


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dabble is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of dabble in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… a young boy Edison began to dabble in …”

meanings of dabble


  1. To cause splashing by moving a body part like a bill or limb in soft mud, water, etc., often playfully; to play in shallow water; to paddle.
  2. To make slightly wet or soiled by spattering or sprinkling a liquid (such as water, mud, or paint) on it; to bedabble.
  3. To participate or have an interest in an activity in a casual or superficial way.
  4. To interfere or meddle in; to tamper with.


  1. An act of splashing in soft mud, water, etc.
  2. An act of participation in an activity in a casual or superficial way.
  3. A spattering or sprinkling of a liquid.

dabble frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word dabble occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics dabble can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that dabble can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

3) people, society, and culture;

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