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v. daubed, daub·ing, daubs
1. To cover or smear with a soft adhesive substance such as plaster, grease, or mud.
2. To apply paint to (a surface) with hasty or crude strokes.
3. To apply with quick or crude strokes: daubed glue on the paper.
1. To apply paint or coloring with crude, unskillful strokes.
2. To make crude or amateurish paintings.
3. To daub a sticky material.
1. The act or a stroke of daubing.
2. A soft adhesive coating material such as plaster, grease, or mud.
3. Matter daubed on.
4. A crude, amateurish painting or picture.

[Middle English dauben, from Old French dauber, from Latin dēalbāre, to whitewash : dē-, intensive pref.; see de- + albus, white; see albho- in Indo-European roots.]

daub′er n.
daub′er·y (dô′bə-rē) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dauber - an unskilled painter
painter - an artist who paints


[ˈdɔːbəʳ] daubster [ˈdɔːbstəʳ] Npintor(a) m/f de brocha gorda, mal(a) pintor(a) m/f


n (pej)Kleckser(in) m(f)
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