Dab - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a small quantity of something moist or liquid (syn: splash, splatter)
She put a dab of perfume behind each ear.
Dab it on with a fine rag.
Dab the mud off carefully, don't rub too hard or you'll make it worse.
The woodpecker dabbed at the tree trunk.
She wiped her tears away with a dab of her handkerchief.
She dabbed her eyes with a handkerchief.
He dabbed at his bleeding lip.
She dabbed some cream on her face.
present participle: dabbing
past tense: dabbed
past participle: dabbed