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English definition of “dab”


verb [I or T]     /dæb/ (-bb-)
to touch something with quick light touches , or to put a substance on something with quick light touches : She dabbed at her eyes with a tissue . She dabbed a little perfume behind her ears .Touching and feelingShowing affection
(Definition of dab verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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