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dab meaning and definition

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DAB noun

Definition of dab (noun)

  1. a light touch or stroke
  2. a small quantity of something moist or liquid
    • "a dab of paint"; "a splatter of mud"; "just a splash of whiskey"
    • synonyms: splash, splatter

DAB verb

Definition of dab (verb)

  1. apply (usually a liquid) to a surface
    • "dab the wall with paint"
    • synonyms: swab, swob
  2. hit lightly
    • "pat him on the shoulder"
    • synonyms: pat
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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