Synonyms for daub

Synonyms for (noun) daub

Synonyms: daub

Definition: an unskillful painting

Similar words: painting, picture

Definition: graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface

Usage: a small painting by Picasso; he bought the painting as an investment; his pictures hang in the Louvre


Synonyms: blot, spot, slur, smear, smirch, smudge, daub

Definition: a blemish made by dirt

Usage: he had a smudge on his cheek

Similar words: mar, defect, blemish

Definition: a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)

Usage: a facial blemish


Synonyms: daub

Definition: material used to daub walls

Similar words: clay

Definition: a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired

Synonyms for (verb) daub

Synonyms: daub, smear

Definition: cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it

Usage: smear the wall with paint; daub the ceiling with plaster

Similar words: cover

Definition: provide with a covering or cause to be covered

Usage: cover her face with a handkerchief; cover the child with a blanket; cover the grave with flowers


Synonyms: daub

Definition: apply to a surface

Usage: daub paint onto the wall

Similar words: apply, put on

Definition: apply to a surface

Usage: She applied paint to the back of the house; Put on make-up!


Synonyms: plaster, daub

Definition: coat with plaster

Usage: daub the wall

Similar words: surface, coat

Definition: put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface

Usage: coat the cake with chocolate