daub

(noun, verb)

noun

1. material used to daub walls

Definition categories: substance, clay

2. a blemish made by dirt

Similar word(s): blot, slur, smear, smirch, smudge, spot

Definition categories: attribute, blemish, defect, mar

3. an unskillful painting

Definition categories: man–made, painting, picture

verb

1. coat with plaster

- daub the wall

Similar word(s): plaster

Definition categories: contact, coat, surface

2. apply to a surface

- daub paint onto the wall

Definition categories: contact, apply

3. cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it

- daub the ceiling with plaster

Similar word(s): smear

Definition categories: contact, cover

Sentences with daub as a verb:

- The artist just seemed to daub on paint at random and suddenly there was a painting.