Definition of 'daub'
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She and two friends once paraded in wedding gowns daubed with red paint to highlight domestic violence. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Participants were daubed with red paint to appear victims of terrible injuries. The Sun (2016)They left behind walls daubed with mocking graffiti. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The only visible patches of green have been daubed on the walls of warehouses with spray paint. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For his walls he had daubed beautiful naked women turning away from him. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Walls were daubed with satanic graffiti. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Protesters also daubed graffiti on walls. The Sun (2012)Last year, the theme was being daubed with blue paint. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A can of paint had been daubed over his car. The Sun (2012)Expect boulders as high as houses eroded into weird shapes, caves daubed with prehistoric paintings and spectacular displays of springtime orchids. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A pair of shackles and chilling messages daubed on the walls have already been uncovered from the first two secret chambers at the site. The Sun (2008)We need food' was daubed on a wall at the city's port. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Workers were tormented with vicious phone calls, vandalism, messages daubed in paint and used sanitary towels in the post. The Sun (2008)
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Translations for 'daub'
British English: daub VERB
When you daub a substance such as mud or paint on something, you spread it on that thing in a rough or careless way.
The make-up woman daubed greasepaint on him.
Definition of daub from the Collins English Dictionary
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