Definition of "dabs" [dabs]

  • To touch lightly and quickly (verb)
  • To daub with short tapping strokes (verb)
  • To apply (paint, cream, etc) with short tapping strokes (verb)
  • A small amount, esp of something soft or moist (noun)
  • A small light stroke or tap, as with the hand (noun)
  • Plural form of dab. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of dab. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "dabs" in a sentence
  • "* chodin dabs the corner of his eye …. with his own dick*"
  • "Simon King, of restaurant 1861 near Abergavenny, is advocating that we eat fish such as dabs and flounder that have a fantastic flavour but are much cheaper than better known species such as sole."
  • "Unlike most sculptors' drawings, but like many of Smith's vigorous works on paper, it exists only in terms of floating dabs of home-brewed ink on a flat surface, its rhythms echoing Japanese calligraphy, its lacy all-overness indebted to Jackson Pollock's poured paintings."
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