1. [ noun ] a blemish made by dirt
Synonyms: blot spot smear smirch slur smudge

"he had a smudge on his cheek"

Related terms: blemish blotch fingermark inkblot spot smirch blot spot smear
2. [ noun ] (geology) material used to daub walls
Related terms: clay
3. [ verb ] cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it
Synonyms: smear

"smear the wall with paint" "daub the ceiling with plaster"

Related terms: cover blood
4. [ verb ] apply to a surface

"daub paint onto the wall"

Related terms: put_on plaster
5. [ verb ] coat with plaster
Synonyms: plaster

"daub the wall"

Related terms: coat mortar roughcast mud parget render-set masonry plaster plasterer plaster
6. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 15213
7. [ noun ] (fine art) an unskillful painting
Related terms: painting
Similar spelling:   dab