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daub

daub

 
 
pronunciation:
dawb
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: daubed, daubing, daubs
definition 1: to smear or cover with soft sticky material such as plaster.
 
synonyms:
bedaub, smear
similar words:
coat, cover, paint, plaster, slap on, smudge
definition 2: to smear with mud, dirt, or the like.
synonyms:
muddy, smear, smirch, smudge
similar words:
begrime, blotch, dirty, splotch, spot, sully
definition 3: to paint with thick, crude strokes.
similar words:
paint
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to smear or cover something.
synonyms:
smear
similar words:
paint, splotch
definition 2: to paint something unskillfully or crudely.
similar words:
paint
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: something daubed on; a single stroke or smear of this.
similar words:
blot, blotch, dab, smear, smirch, smudge, splotch, spot, stroke
definition 2: a crude painting.
similar words:
painting
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derivations: dauby (adj.), daubingly (adv.), dauber (n.)
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