Dabbler - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdæblər|
Brit.  |ˈdæblə|

noun

- an amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends to have knowledge (syn: dilettante, sciolist)
- any of numerous shallow-water ducks that feed by upending and dabbling

Examples

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

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