Synonyms of dab


1. tap, pat, dab, touch, touching

usage: a light touch or stroke

2. dab, splash, splatter, small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount

usage: a small quantity of something moist or liquid; "a dab of paint"; "a splatter of mud"; "just a splash of whiskey"


1. dab, swab, swob, put on, apply

usage: apply (usually a liquid) to a surface; "dab the wall with paint"

2. dab, pat, strike

usage: hit lightly; "pat him on the shoulder"

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Definition and meaning of dab (Dictionary)