动词过去式:dabbled 过去分词:dabbled 现在分词:dabbling 第三人称单数:dabbles
1 [Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sth (in sth) splash (hands, feet, etc) around in water （用手脚等）溅水, 戏水
*She dabbled her fingers in the fountain. 她用手指在喷泉中玩水.
2 [I, Ipr] ~ (in/at sth) take part without serious intentions 涉猎; 涉足
*He just dabbles in politics. 他仅浅涉政治而已.
[Date: 1500-1600; Origin: Probably from DAB1]
to do something or be involved in something in a way that is not very serious
people who dabble in painting as a way of relaxing
to move your hands, feet etc about in water
dabble sth in sth
children dabbling their feet in the sea