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

Similar word(s): dilettante, sciolist

Definition categories: person, amateur

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

Definition categories: animal, duck

Sentences with dabbler as a noun:

- Marissa was just a dabbler when it came to writing; she blogged a little, but had never submitted any work to a serious publication.