Bedaub Definition

bĭ-dôb
bedaubs
verb
To smear; soil.
American Heritage
To make daubs on; smudge or smear over.
Webster's New World
To ornament in a vulgar, showy fashion.
American Heritage
To ornament showily; overdecorate.
Webster's New World

To smear upon; to soil.

Wiktionary
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Origin of Bedaub

  • From be- (“thoroughly, extensively”) +‎ daub, from Old French dauber (“to plaster, whitewash”), from Latin dealbō (“whiten over, plaster”).

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