I always felt safe,” said one former Columbia student who dabbled in selling, calling the campus a “permissive environment.
Where you dabbled in so-called spiritual disciplines, you now ardently devote.
He guested as a lay preacher on the Hour of Power and dabbled in talk radio as a fill-in for Boortz.
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.