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daub

daub

 
 
pronunciation:
dawb
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: daubed, daubing, daubs
definition: to smear or cover with something soft and sticky, such as paint.
The toddler daubed peanut butter on the wall.
 
synonyms:
smear
similar words:
coat, cover, paint, plaster, slap on, smudge
 
part of speech: noun
definition: something daubed on; a single stroke of this.
You have a daub of paint on your nose.
similar words:
blot, blotch, dab, smear, smudge, spot, stroke
derivations: dauby (adj.), daubingly (adv.), dauber (n.)
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