Saturday, August 20, 2011

daub

daub [ dawb ]
 noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. (tr.v.) to cover or coat with soft adhesive matter such as plaster, grease or mud
2. (tr.v.) to apply colouring material unskilfully
3. (intr.v.) to apply colours crudely or unskilfully
4. (n.) a crude, amateurish painting
5. (n.) inferior material used for daubing walls
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The medicinal paste was daubed over the wound.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Walls around the ground were daubed with slogans.