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  • noun Plural form of dabbler.


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  • Dev. conference was really enlightening so I'm glad you're continuing to help educate those of us I believe you called dabblers!

    Open Source CU - Home 2009

  • The strategy needs to focus on under 35yr old 'dabblers' - the casual ICE users who take the drug 2-3 times a month and are not yet addicted.

    Recently Uploaded Slideshows 2009

  • "dabblers"-- you know, the lawyers who are either very inexperienced or whose practice isn't at least 80% matrimonial--cause a great deal of the angst and anger.

    The Full Feed from Terri Weiss 2011

  • This partnership of two 'dabblers' (let the Stock Exchange term pass, for it is the only word which describes them), this partnership of dabblers did not last very long.

    A Man of Business Honor�� de Balzac 1824

  • Stop working with 'dabblers' like Advertising agencies and PR firms that claim to understand the online world and start trusting expert story-tellers, who completely understand online content marketing.

    Cafe con Leche XML News and Resources 2009

  • They do nothing for her, these dabblers; and what they do not do for the mother, undoes at night, when the child comes home, all that they have done for the child in the day.


  • This might encourage higher quality in lawyers who manage to get called, and might discourage the liability-attracting “dabblers”.

    A Rose By Any Other Name?: Law Schools, Legal Education, and Professionalism : Law is Cool 2009

  • And then there are the camp-followers: raving far-right tinfoilers, some of whom believe that oil is continually produced in unlimited quantities at the earth's core, hackers, thieves and know-nothings, oil shills and dabblers.

    Archive 2009-12-01 2009

  • Almost all the dabblers are down locally and the Northern birds have moved West during migration.

    Think Progress » Fifteen States Have Polluter-Driven Resolutions To Deny Climate Threat 2010

  • Academics, for example, look down on journalist book reviewers as dabblers at best, rather dim bulbs at worst.

    Book Reviewing 2010


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