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(Entry 1 of 3)

1 a quick thrust
  • one more quick dab of the brush and he would be finished with his painting

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chiefly British

Synonyms & Antonyms of dab (Entry 2 of 3)

a person with a high level of knowledge or skill in a field
  • a dab at finding unappreciated collectibles and reselling them at a considerable profit

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dab

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of dab (Entry 3 of 3)

1 as in smear, slather

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2 as in tap, tip

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The first known use of dab was in the 14th century

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“Dab.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dab. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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