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Synonyms for dab

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. tap, pat, dabnoun

    a light touch or stroke

    water tap, wiretap, spigot, splatter, strike, splash, pat, water faucet, hydrant, rap, tap

  2. dab, splash, splatterverb

    a small quantity of something moist or liquid

    "a dab of paint"; "a splatter of mud"; "just a splash of whiskey"

    sputtering, splattering, stir, splatter, splashing, splash, pat, plash, spatter, sputter, spattering, tap, splutter

  3. dab, swab, swobverb

    apply (usually a liquid) to a surface

    "dab the wall with paint"

    swob, pat, swab

  4. dab, patverb

    hit lightly

    "pat him on the shoulder"

    swob, pat, chuck, swab

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dabverb

    strike, slap

  2. dabnoun

    blow, stroke

  3. dabnoun

    adept, expert, proficient, master-hand, capital hand, nice hand, DABSTER, good hand

PPDB, the paraphrase database5.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "dab":

    obd, sgis, acb, bsd, pbr

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  1. Jeremy Douglas:

    You couldn't get much more central in Jakarta if you tried, it's basically right smack dab in the central business area.

  2. Quentin Crisp:

    Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.

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