Definition of 'dab'
- a light touch or stroke
Synonyms: tap pat
- a small quantity of something moist or liquid; "a dab of paint"; "a splatter of mud"; "just a splash of whiskey"
Synonyms: splash splatter
- apply (usually a liquid) to a surface; "dab the wall with paint"
Synonyms: swab swob
- hit lightly; "pat him on the shoulder"