French translation of 'dab'
- [one's eyes, lips]
⇒ He dabbed his lips with the napkin.
Il se tamponna les lèvres avec la serviette.
to dab sth on sth [paint, cream]
appliquer qch par petites touches sur qch
⇒ He dabbed some paint on the wall.
Il a appliqué de la peinture sur le mur par petites touches.
a dab [of glue, paste, glue]
un peua dab of paint
un petit coup de peinture
Example Sentences Including 'dab'
When it's cool enough I'll bring it in and give you a good dab.PROSPECT HILL (2003)
Then, with an almost savage gesture, he lifted an unfinished canvas on to his easel and began to dab at it furiously.Dreams of Innocence
I had to have my hair up in a granny's bun and could wear no make-up, not even a dab of lipstick.Web of Dreams
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Translation of dab from the Collins English to French Dictionary