Found 3 items, similar to daub.
English → Indonesian
melumurkan, mencoreng, pulas
English → English
n 1: material used to daub walls
2: a blemish made by dirt; “he had a smudge on his cheek”
3: an unskillful painting
v 1: coat with plaster; “daub the wall”
2: apply to a surface; “daub paint onto the wall”
3: cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it; “smear
the wall with paint”
; “daub the ceiling with plaster”
English → English
(d[add]b), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Daubed
; p. pr. &
vb. n. Daubing
.] [OE. dauben to smear, OF. dauber to
plaster, fr. L. dealbare to whitewash, plaster; de- + albare
to whiten, fr. albus white, perh. also confused with W. dwb
plaster, dwbio to plaster, Ir. & OGael. dob plaster. See
, and cf. Dealbate
1. To smear with soft, adhesive matter, as pitch, slime, mud,
etc.; to plaster; to bedaub; to besmear.
She took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it
with slime and with pitch. --Ex. ii. 3.
2. To paint in a coarse or unskillful manner.
If a picture is daubed with many bright and glaring
colors, the vulgar admire it is an excellent piece.
A lame, imperfect piece, rudely daubed over.
3. To cover with a specious or deceitful exterior; to
disguise; to conceal.
So smooth he daubed his vice with show of virtue.
4. To flatter excessively or glossy. [R.]
I can safely say, however, that, without any daubing
I am very sincerely your very affectionate, humble
5. To put on without taste; to deck gaudily. [R.]
Let him be daubed with lace. --Dryden.
(d[add]b), v. i.
To smear; to play the flatterer.
His conscience . . . will not daub nor flatter.
1. A viscous, sticky application; a spot smeared or daubed; a
2. (Paint.) A picture coarsely executed.
Did you . . . take a look at the grand picture? . .
. 'T is a melancholy daub, my lord. --Sterne.