daubed; daubing; daubs
Definition of daub
(Entry 1 of 2)
1 : to cover or coat with soft adhesive matter : plaster
2 : to coat with a dirty substance
3a : to apply coloring material crudely to
b : to apply (something, such as paint) crudely
1 archaic : to put on a false exterior
2 : to apply colors crudely
Definition of daub (Entry 2 of 2)
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