Dabbler

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Dabbler \Dab"bler\ (d[a^]b"bl[~e]r), noun

1. One who dabbles.

2. One who dips slightly into anything; a superficial meddler. "our dabblers in politics." --Swift.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

dabbler

noun

1: an amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends to have knowledge [syn: {dabbler}, {dilettante}, {sciolist}]

2: any of numerous shallow-water ducks that feed by upending and dabbling [syn: {dabbling duck}, {dabbler}] [ant: {diving duck}]


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