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bedaub

bedaub

verb be·daub \bi-ˈdb, -ˈdäb, bē-\

Definition of BEDAUB

transitive verb
1
:  to daub over :  besmear
2
:  to ornament with vulgar excess

Examples of BEDAUB

  1. <the toddler delightedly bedaubed herself with her mother's makeup>

First Known Use of BEDAUB

1558

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