Definitions

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  • adjective smeared thickly.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of daub.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • When, at the end of the campaign, John McCain daubed Obama with the tag of “redistributionist,” Obama aides were relieved to find that the label did not change voters’ perception of Obama.

    Race Over?

  • When, at the end of the campaign, John McCain daubed Obama with the tag of “redistributionist,” Obama aides were relieved to find that the label did not change voters’ perception of Obama.

    Race Over?

  • Roger Daltrey, frontman of The Who, wore a T-shirt proclaiming Davis's innocence, with the convicted man's name daubed across railway and road bridges.

    BBC News - Home

  • Grace was alone when she was murdered, unlike Sharon Tate whose five guests were slaughtered with her, and "daubed" was a fanciful description for the arterial splat­ters of blood on Grace's wall.

    Disordered Minds

  • Walls in Jmayl were daubed with the slogan "Only God and Muammar."

    Libya rebels take prime minister's hometown

  • The wall behind the child is daubed with racist graffiti and a splattered tomato lies on the ground near her.

    Watch: Rockwell Civil Rights Painting Hung Outside Oval Office

  • The portraits that line a newly refurbished gallery provide a record of what might be called "ordinary" people, though Charles Dickens, on a visit to the U.S. in 1842, dismissed the works because they were of the "middling classes," deriding one as being by a traveling painter who had just "daubed the door of a nearby inn."

    Telling Our Story Across the Pond

  • The wall behind the child is daubed with racist graffiti and a splattered tomato lies on the ground near her.

    Watch: Rockwell Civil Rights Painting Hung Outside Oval Office

  • Pearl Hand and I shared a small cabin consisting of cane walls daubed with mud to keep the wind out.

    Fire The Sky

  • A mosquito stung her on the neck, and she daubed the unprotected spot with wet clay from a ball she had convenient to hand.

    LI-WAN, THE FAIR

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