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Definitions of dab:

part of speech: noun

A gentle blow: a small lump of anything soft or moist: a small flat fish like a flounder, but with a rough back.

part of speech: noun

A small soft lump; a gentle blow; a quick, sharp stroke; the flounder, a salt water fish.

part of speech: past tense, past participle


part of speech: verb transitive

To strike gently with something soft or moist:- pr. p. dabbing; pa. p. dabbed.

part of speech: noun

An expert person.

part of speech: noun

A gentle blow; a small lump of anything soft and moist; something moist thrown on a person; a small fish.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To strike or touch lightly; to smear; as, to dab paint on a canvas.

part of speech: present participle


part of speech: verb

To strike gently.

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