Definitions for dabdæb

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tap, pat, dab(noun)

    a light touch or stroke

  2. dab, splash, splatter(verb)

    a small quantity of something moist or liquid

    "a dab of paint"; "a splatter of mud"; "just a splash of whiskey"

  3. dab, swab, swob(verb)

    apply (usually a liquid) to a surface

    "dab the wall with paint"

  4. dab, pat(verb)

    hit lightly

    "pat him on the shoulder"


  1. dab(Noun)

    One skilful or proficient, an expert, an adept.

  2. dab(Noun)

    A small flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae, especially Limanda limandauFF1B flounder.

  3. Origin: From dabbe, from possibly imitative.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dab(noun)

    a skillful hand; a dabster; an expert

  2. Dab(noun)

    a name given to several species of flounders, esp. to the European species, Pleuronectes limanda. The American rough dab is Hippoglossoides platessoides

  3. Dab(verb)

    to strike or touch gently, as with a soft or moist substance; to tap; hence, to besmear with a dabber

  4. Dab(verb)

    to strike by a thrust; to hit with a sudden blow or thrust

  5. Dab(noun)

    a gentle blow with the hand or some soft substance; a sudden blow or hit; a peck

  6. Dab(noun)

    a small mass of anything soft or moist

  7. Origin: [Perh. so named from its quickness in diving beneath the sand. Cf. Dabchick.]

Anagrams for dab »

  1. bad

  2. BDA

  3. ABD

  4. ADB

  5. dba, DBA, D.B.A.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • цапвам, потупвам, мазка, специалист, потупване, майстор, писия, мацвамBulgarian
  • μικροποσότητα, άγγιγμα, μάστορας, λιμάνδη η κοινήGreek
  • tippa, nokareFinnish
  • klick, dutta, baddareSwedish

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