dabbler

Primary Meanings of dabbler

1.
n
an amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends to have knowledge
2.
n
any of numerous shallow-water ducks that feed by upending and dabbling
Full Definitions of dabbler
1

n an amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends to have knowledge

Synonyms:
dilettante, sciolist
Type of:
amateur
someone who pursues a study or sport as a pastime
2

n any of numerous shallow-water ducks that feed by upending and dabbling

Synonyms:
dabbling duck
Antonyms:
diving duck
any of various ducks of especially bays and estuaries that dive for their food
Type of:
duck
small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs

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