The word “dabbled” has 2 syllables: dab-bled.

It's pronounced as /ˈdæbəld/.

What is synonym and antonym for dabbled?

In the thesaurus, “dabbled” has 5 synonyms and 10 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for dabbled along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for dabbled

  • amused
  • delighted
  • entertained
  • played
  • trifled

Antonyms for dabbled

  • labored
  • plodded
  • strained
  • strived
  • strove
  • struggled
  • sweated
  • toiled
  • worked
  • wrought

Meanings of dabbled

  • verb
    1. To make slightly wet or soiled by spattering or sprinkling a liquid (such as water, mud, or paint) on it; to bedabble.
    2. To cause splashing by moving a body part like a bill or limb in soft mud, water, etc., often playfully; to play in shallow water; to paddle.
    3. To participate or have an interest in an activity in a casual or superficial way.
    4. To interfere or meddle in; to tamper with.

Example Sentences

  • The artist dabbled in abstract painting before finding her signature style.
  • Over the years, he dabbled in various musical genres, from jazz to rock.
  • The researcher had dabbled in different fields before specializing in neuroscience.
  • Throughout her career, she dabbled in acting, directing, and producing in the film industry.
  • As a chef, he dabbled with unique ingredients to create innovative and flavorful dishes.

On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to dabbled, such as: amused, delighted, entertained, labored, played, plodded, strained.

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