Definition of Dabbing

1. Verb. (present participle of dab) ¹



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Definition of Dabbing

1. dab [v] - See also: dab

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dabbing

dab-handed
dab hand
dab hands
dabb
dabb lizard
dabb lizards
dabbawala
dabbawalas
dabbawalla
dabbawallah
dabbawallahs
dabbawallas
dabbed
dabber
dabbers
dabbing (current term)
dabbities
dabbity
dabble
dabbled
dabbler
dabblers
dabbles
dabbling
dabbling duck
dabbling ducks
dabblings
dabchick
dabchicks
dabigatran

Literary usage of Dabbing

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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"DABBLE, to keep on dabbing. (E.) The frequentative of da with the usual suffixed -le. The word is used by Drayton, ..."

2. Brevia: Short Essays and Aphorisms by Arthur Helps (1871)
"... they would make more use of greys and other neutral tints, instead of dabbing on so ruthlessly the strongest positives in colour! ..."

3. Fish: Their Habits and Haunts and the Methods of Catching Them, Together by Lorenzo Prouty (1883)
"One will learn more cf fly-making in an hour by the eye than in a twelvemonths by the understanding. TROUT-FISHING BY dabbing. For this method of fishing, ..."

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