Definitions for daubdɔb

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

daubdɔb(v.t.)

  1. to cover or coat with soft, adhesive matter, as plaster, paint, or mud.

  2. to smear, soil, or defile.

  3. to apply unskillfully, as paint or colors.

  4. (v.i.)to daub something.

  5. to paint unskillfully.

  6. (n.)material for daubing walls.

    Category: Building Trades

  7. something daubed on.

  8. an act of daubing.

  9. a crude painting.

Origin of daub:

1275–1325; ME < AF, OF dauber to whiten, paint

daub′ing•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. daub(noun)

    material used to daub walls

  2. smudge, spot, blot, daub, smear, smirch, slur(noun)

    a blemish made by dirt

    "he had a smudge on his cheek"

  3. daub(verb)

    an unskillful painting

  4. plaster, daub(verb)

    coat with plaster

    "daub the wall"

  5. daub(verb)

    apply to a surface

    "daub paint onto the wall"

  6. daub, smear(verb)

    cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it

    "smear the wall with paint"; "daub the ceiling with plaster"

Wiktionary

  1. daub(Noun)

    A soft coating of mud, plaster etc.

  2. daub(Noun)

    A crude or amateurish painting.

  3. daub(Verb)

    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.

  4. Origin: From dauber

Webster Dictionary

  1. Daub(verb)

    to smear with soft, adhesive matter, as pitch, slime, mud, etc.; to plaster; to bedaub; to besmear

  2. Daub(verb)

    to paint in a coarse or unskillful manner

  3. Daub(verb)

    to cover with a specious or deceitful exterior; to disguise; to conceal

  4. Daub(verb)

    to flatter excessively or glossy

  5. Daub(verb)

    to put on without taste; to deck gaudily

  6. Daub(verb)

    to smear; to play the flatterer

  7. Daub(noun)

    a viscous, sticky application; a spot smeared or dabed; a smear

  8. Daub(noun)

    a picture coarsely executed

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