Definitions for dab

Definitions for (noun) dab

Main entry: dab, tap, pat

Definition: a light touch or stroke

Main entry: dab, splash, splatter

Definition: a small quantity of something moist or liquid

Usage: a dab of paint; a splatter of mud; just a splash of whiskey

Definitions for (verb) dab

Main entry: pat, dab

Definition: hit lightly

Usage: pat him on the shoulder

Main entry: dab, swab, swob

Definition: apply (usually a liquid) to a surface

Usage: dab the wall with paint

Visual thesaurus for dab