Definitions for daubdɔb
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word daub
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to cover or coat with soft, adhesive matter, as plaster, paint, or mud.
to smear, soil, or defile.
to apply unskillfully, as paint or colors.
(v.i.)to daub something.
to paint unskillfully.
(n.)material for daubing walls.
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something daubed on.
an act of daubing.
a crude painting.
Origin of daub:
1275–1325; ME < AF, OF dauber to whiten, paint
material used to daub walls
smudge, spot, blot, daub, smear, smirch, slur(noun)
a blemish made by dirt
"he had a smudge on his cheek"
an unskillful painting
coat with plaster
"daub the wall"
apply to a surface
"daub paint onto the wall"
cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it
"smear the wall with paint"; "daub the ceiling with plaster"
A soft coating of mud, plaster etc.
A crude or amateurish painting.
To apply something to a surface in hasty or crude strokes.
The artist just seemed to daub on paint at random and suddenly there was a painting.
Origin: From dauber
to smear with soft, adhesive matter, as pitch, slime, mud, etc.; to plaster; to bedaub; to besmear
to paint in a coarse or unskillful manner
to cover with a specious or deceitful exterior; to disguise; to conceal
to flatter excessively or glossy
to put on without taste; to deck gaudily
to smear; to play the flatterer
a viscous, sticky application; a spot smeared or dabed; a smear
a picture coarsely executed
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