Did you dabble in a bit of liquid courage before your Sin City dance scenes?
Then, about five years ago, I had this urge to dabble with it again.
While there, LeCun was allowed to dabble in some of his offbeat interests, including philosophy.
1550s, probably a frequentative of dab. Original meaning was "wet by splashing;" modern figurative sense of "do superficially" first recorded 1620s. Related: Dabbled; dabbling. An Ellen Dablewife is in the Lancashire Inquests from 1336.