Definition of bedaub in English:


Syllabification: be·daub
Pronunciation: /biˈdôb


[with object] (usually be bedaubed) • literary
  • Smear or daub with a sticky substance: a dozen maidens, all bedaubed with paint
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    • 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.
    smear, daub, bespatter, spatter, splatter, cover, coat

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