English translation of 'barbouiller'
Verb Table transitive verb
1. (de peinture) to daub
Les murs étaient barbouillés de graffitis. The walls were daubed with graffiti.
2. (pejorative) (= écrire, dessiner) to scribble
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D'où une certaine tendance à se barbouiller et la nécessité de recourir à des textures souples, faciles à étaler ", ajoute -t-elle.Le Monde (1999)
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Used Rarely. barbouiller is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'barbouiller' in Other Languages
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.
Translation of barbouiller from the Collins French to English
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