Crossword clues for dab
- Amount of cream
- Apply with a cotton ball, say
- Pat gently
- Apply sparingly
- Apply lightly, with "on"
- Light application
- Little application
- Little bit
- Light touch
- Apply gently, as cream
- Celebratory move popularized by Cam Newton
- A light touch or stroke
- A small quantity of something moist or soft
- Gentle touch
- Small portion
- Touch lightly
- Small quantity
- Small flounder
- Light stroke
- Gentle pat
- A flounder
- Apply mousse
- Stroke lightly
- Peck or pat
- Pinch to "do ya"
- Smack chaser
- Expert in Exeter
- Small flatfish
- Flounder's relative
- European flatfish
- Smack follower
- Use a powder puff
- A tiny bit
- Apply lightly
- Wee bit
- Small amount
- Apply with a light touch
- Apply makeup
- Apply gently
- Tiny bit, as of cream
- Apply, as ointment
- Bit of ointment
- Small bit, as of cream
- Tiny bit
- Small application
- Bit of gel
- Small amount, as of hair cream
- Amount from a tube
- Flounder's kin
- Bit of hair cream, say
- Tiny bit, as of hair cream
- Little bit, as of color
- Fifth row
- Amount of hair cream
- Touch with a hanky, say
- Tiny application
- Lotion amount
- Bit of Vaseline
- Pat gently, as with makeup
- Lightly apply
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Dab \Dab\, n. [Perh. so named from its quickness in diving beneath the sand. Cf. Dabchick.] (Zo["o]l.) A name given to several species of flounders, esp. to the European species, Pleuronectes limanda. The American rough dab is Hippoglossoides platessoides.
Dab \Dab\ (d[a^]b), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Dabbed (d[a^]bd); p. pr. & vb. n. Dabbing.] [OE. dabben to strice; akin to OD. dabben to pinch, knead, fumble, dabble, and perh. to G. tappen to grope.]
To strike or touch gently, as with a soft or moist substance; to tap; hence, to besmear with a dabber.
A sore should . . . be wiped . . . only by dabbing it over with fine lint.
To strike by a thrust; to hit with a sudden blow or thrust. ``To dab him in the neck.''
--Sir T. More.
Dab \Dab\, n.
A gentle blow with the hand or some soft substance; a sudden blow or hit; a peck.
A scratch of her claw, a dab of her beak.
A small mass of anything soft or moist.
Dab \Dab\ (d[a^]b), n. [Perh. corrupted fr. adept.] A skillful hand; a dabster; an expert. [Colloq.]
One excels at a plan or the titlepage, another works
away at the body of the book, and the third is a dab at
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
c.1300, dabben "to strike," of unknown origin, perhaps imitative. Modern sense of "strike with a slight, quick pressure" developed by mid-16c., influenced by French dauber (see daub). Related: Dabbed; dabbing. As a noun from c.1300, "heavy blow with a weapon." Dab hand is British slang, 1828, from dab "expert" (1690s), said to be school slang, of unknown origin, perhaps from dab in the "strike lightly" sense.
Etymology 1 adv. With a dab, or sudden contact. n. 1 A soft tap or blow; a blow or peck from a bird's beak; an aimed blow. 2 (context AAVE English) A soft, playful box#Etymology 3 given in greeting or approval. 3 A small amount, a blob of some soft or wet substance. 4 (context chiefly in the plural dated British English) fingerprint. 5 A small amount of http://en.wikipedi
1 (context transitive English) To press lightly in a repetitive motion with a soft object without rubbing. 2 (context transitive English) To apply a substance in this way. 3 To strike by a thrust; to hit with a sudden blow or thrust. 4 To apply http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/hash%20oil to a heated surface for the purpose of efficient combustion. File:Dabbing.JPG Etymology 2
n. One skilful or proficient; an expert; an adept. Etymology 3
n. 1 A small flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae, especially (taxlink Limanda limanda species noshow=1)； a flounder. 2 (context US English) A sand dab, a small flatfish of genus (taxlink Citharichthys genus noshow=1).
Dąb is a district of Katowice in southern Poland.
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The Dab is a dance in which the dancer simultaneously drops the head while raising an arm and the elbow in a gesture that has been noted to resemble sneezing. As a Sports Illustrated article about the phenomenon described the Dab, “The dance is pretty simple; one leans in to their elbow like they’re sneezing."
Usage examples of "dab".
While I was examining this, I began to sense the presence once more, and this time as it grew I became aware of a smell, a sweet perfume akin to Atar of Roses - a scented water my own Mina would often dab at her swan-pale neck.
Julia relaxed slowly as Azar dabbed the perspiration from her forehead and murmured to her, touching her face tenderly.
Ever since the first dab of living substance was brewed up in the amino-acid-tainted soups of azoic oceans on our primordial Earth, and the first simple prototypes of the double-helix DNA molecules of heredity appeared, biological forms have been becoming more complex--learning, acquiring more know-how.
The barbie unscrewed the top of it and used her middle finger to smear dabs of brown onto her breasts, making stylized nipples.
She was lying on the couch dabbing calamine lotion on her legs and reading college catalogs.
But her son had been a man for a long time now, and those days of dabbing mosquito bites with calamine lotion and healing hurts with kisses were gone forever.
She handed him a sandwich, but then she dabbed a little mustard on one nipple and coyly asked if he wanted to taste it.
The dab of cyanoacrylate glue that spat from her tail stuck to the chassis of the van and hardened instantaneously.
A fit of wet, violent coughing derailed his explanation, and he dabbed at his sweaty brow with a well-worn handkerchief.
While Bulen gave his boots a much-needed blacking, Lan washed himself from head to toe at the washstand rather than waiting for a bathtub to be brought, and dabbed an ointment that Anya sent Esne for onto his welts, but he let the women dress him.
And smack dab in the middle of it was the wildest fae on any human continent, and by far the most dangerous.
The catch included also ling, sole, whiting, dab, gurnet, oysters, crabs, whelks, cat-fish, star-fish, and a large amount of ocean scrapings.
The sky was bright, dabs of white cloud pushed and buffeted across the blue expanse by a gusty, chill wind.
When he finished, Avallach dropped the tumbler back onto the tray, and Lile dabbed his chin with the cloth as one would a forgetful child.
The waiter offered us a tray with dabs of Liptauer cheese on small shapes of toast.