Pronunciation: dạb
v. t.1.To smear with soft, adhesive matter, as pitch, slime, mud, etc.; to plaster; to bedaub; to besmear.
[imp. & p. p. Daubed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Daubing.]
2.To paint in a coarse or unskillful manner.
3.To cover with a specious or deceitful exterior; to disguise; to conceal.
4.To flatter excessively or glossy.
5.To put on without taste; to deck gaudily.
Let him be daubed with lace.
- Dryden.
v. i.1.To smear; to play the flatterer.
His conscience . . . will not daub nor flatter.
- South.
n.1.A viscous, sticky application; a spot smeared or daubed; a smear.
2.(Paint.) A picture coarsely executed.
Did you . . . take a look at the grand picture? . . . 'T is a melancholy daub, my lord.
- Sterne.
Noun1.daub - material used to daub walls
2.Daubdaub - a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"
Synonyms: blot, smirch, smudge, spot, slur, smear
3.daub - an unskillful painting
Verb1.daub - coat with plaster; "daub the wall"
Synonyms: plaster
2.daub - apply to a surface; "daub paint onto the wall"
3.daub - cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it; "smear the wall with paint"; "daub the ceiling with plaster"
Synonyms: smear
abstract, abstraction, altarpiece, anamorphosis, anoint, apply paint, attaint, bad likeness, bedaub, bedizen, beeswax, begild, besmear, besmirch, besmoke, besmutch, besoil, bestain, black, blacken, block print, bloodstain, blot, blotch, blur, botch, brand, brush on paint, burlesque, butter, calcimine, caricature, cartoon, chalk, charcoal, collage, color, color print, complexion, copy, crayon, crosshatch, cyclorama, dab, dapple, darken, dash off, deep-dye, delineate, depict, design, diagram, dip, diptych, dirty, discolor, distemper, distortion, doodle, double-dye, draft, draw, dress, dye, emblazon, embrocate, enamel, engild, engraving, eyesore, face, fast-dye, fleck, flick, flyspeck, fresco, gild, glaze, gloss, glycerolate, grain, grease the wheels, hatch, hue, icon, illuminate, illumination, illustration, image, imbue, ingrain, japan, lacquer, lard, lay on, lay on color, likeness, limn, lubricate, macula, maculation, macule, mark, miniature, misdraw, mispaint, montage, mosaic, mural, oil, paint, paint a picture, panorama, parget, parody, patch, pencil, photograph, picture, picturize, pigment, plaster, pomade, portray, prime, print, representation, reproduction, salve, scorch, scratch, scumble, sear, shade, shadow, shellac, singe, sketch, slap on, slather, slick, slick on, slop on paint, slubber, slur, smarm, smear on, smirch, smoke, smooth the way, smouch, smudge, smut, smutch, soap the ways, spatter, speck, speckle, splash, splatter, splotch, spot, spread on, spread with, stained glass window, stencil, stigma, stigmatize, still life, stipple, sully, tableau, taint, tapestry, tar, tarnish, tinct, tincture, tinge, tint, tone, trace, travesty, triptych, undercoat, unguent, variegate, varnish, wall painting, wash, wax, whitewash
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