Synonyms of dabbled


1. dabble, dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douse

usage: dip a foot or hand briefly into a liquid

2. dabble, paddle, splash around, play

usage: play in or as if in water, as of small children

3. dabble, smatter, play around, busy, occupy

usage: work with in an amateurish manner; "She dabbles in astronomy"; "He plays around with investments but he never makes any money"

4. dabble, bob

usage: bob forward and under so as to feed off the bottom of a body of water; "dabbling ducks"


1. dabbled, spattered, splashed, splattered, covered (vs. bare)

usage: covered with bright patches (often used in combination); "waves dabbled with moonlight"; "a blood-spattered room"; "gardens splashed with color"; "kitchen walls splattered with grease"

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