1 work with in a non-serious manner; "She dabbles in astronomy"; "He plays around with investments bu he never makes any money" [syn: dabble, play around]
2 to talk foolishly; "The two women babbled and crooned at the baby" [syn: babble, blather, blether, blither]
3 speak with spotty or superficial knowledge; "She smatters Russian"
- Rhymes with: -ætə(r)
intransitive: talk superficially
- German: radebrechen