bedaub

verb
be·​daub | \ bi-ˈdȯb How to pronounce bedaub (audio) , -ˈdäb, bē-\
bedaubed; bedaubing; bedaubs

Definition of bedaub

transitive verb

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

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Examples of bedaub in a Sentence

the toddler delightedly bedaubed herself with her mother's makeup

First Known Use of bedaub

1558, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of bedaub was in 1558

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Cite this Entry

“Bedaub.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bedaubed. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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