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
Copyright © by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
Example Sentences Including 'barbouiller'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
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)
Trends of 'barbouiller'
Used Rarely. barbouiller is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage over:
'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 Dictionary
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.
Study guides for every stage of your learning
Whether you're in search of a crossword puzzle, a detailed guide to tying knots, or tips on writing the perfect college essay, Harper Reference has you covered for all your study needs.