Definition of bedaub in English:

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bedaub

Pronunciation: /bəˈdôb/

verb

[with object] (usually be bedaubed) literary
Smear or daub with a sticky substance: a dozen maidens, all bedaubed with paint
More example sentences
  • Right before the flash she would kiss him, bedaubing his stoic cheek with bright lipstick.
  • They were not yet bedaubed with war paint, but they were as restless as panthers in a cage, and it was only a matter of days when they would whoop and howl with the loudest.
  • The effect is like bedaubing a marble statue with paint.
Synonyms
smear, daub, bespatter, spatter, splatter, cover, coat

Words that rhyme with bedaub

absorb, daub, orb, sorb

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Syllabification: be·daub

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