Definition of dabbling
: a superficial or intermittent interest, investigation, or experiment his dabblings in philosophy and art
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These are mere dabblings, however, compared to the experience that awaited me at Fifth Avenue and 23rd Street.
Over the course of his dabbling in politics, Trump has held nearly every possible position on climate change.
The results of their carbon-fiber dabbling is yielding a widespread harvest of the lightest, strongest, most responsive all-mountain skis the industry has ever seen.
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