dabbler

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dab·bler

noun \-b(ə-)lər\

Definition of DABBLER

:  one that dabbles: as
a :  one not deeply engaged in or concerned with something
b :  a duck (as a mallard or shoveler) that feeds by dabbling —called also dabbling duck, puddle duck, river duck

Examples of DABBLER

  1. <he was a dabbler, learning the basics of many arts but mastering none>

First Known Use of DABBLER

1611

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