Be-daub

bedaub

[bih-dawb]
verb (used with object)
1.
to smear all over; besmear; soil.
2.
to ornament gaudily or excessively.

Origin:
1545–55; be- + daub

unbedaubed, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To be-daub
Collins
World English Dictionary
bedaub (bɪˈdɔːb)
 
vb
1.  to smear all over with something thick, sticky, or dirty
2.  to ornament in a gaudy or vulgar fashion

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Synonyms
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature