dab dab  /ˈdæb/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a light touch or stroke
  2. (n) a small quantity of something moist or liquid
  3. (v) apply (usually a liquid) to a surface
  4. (v) hit lightly

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The firmness is good, but just a dab of equivocation wouldn't hurt.
  2. For a guy who has spent his life smack-dab in the Washington establishment, the endorsement firmly, and finally, establishes Gore as an outsider.
  3. Back at HMV, using her scarf to dab her eyes now and again, Sho-ma says that she wasn't completely saddened when she heard the news.

News

  1. Get Your Content to Stand Out From the Crowd

    With so much similar content out there, how do you stand out? Here's three tips. We're smack-dab in the golden age of content marketing. Everywhere you look, there's a webinar/podcast/blog post telling you to jump on the bandwagon and produce engaging, relevant content and your business will boom. Well, it's not quite that simple. In this race to produce content, my team and I sometimes find ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Inc Magazine

  2. Rusch repeats as Dirty Kanza women's champ

         Little in life is more demanding from a mental and physical standpoint than riding a bike across the treeless plains of Kansas smack dab into a 50 mile-per-hour headwind.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

  3. Hear M.I.A.'s Wild, Drum-Smashing New Single 'Bring the Noize'

    M.I.A. debuted her newest track on Zane Lowe's BBC Radio 1 program on Monday. "Bring the Noize" is fittingly loud and urgent, paying tribute to its forbearers in Public Enemy, but also seating the sound smack-dab in the middle of the era of digital overload...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Spin

Quotes

  1. She was born in November 1942 at Fort Leavenworth to Stan and Madelyn Dunham - both Kansas natives from the "dab-smack, landlocked center of the country," Obama wrote.
    on May 25, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Kansas City Star

  2. Earlier Saturday, Roncon said: "I think that there's a lot of doom and gloom out there right now, we're right smack dab in the middle of February and people just are looking for something escapist."
    on Feb 22, 2009 By: Teresa Roncon Source: Orleans Star

  3. The Channel 4 chief executive, Andy Duncan, who was previously a big champion of Channel 4's radio ambitions, said: "We've taken this decision very reluctantly. We've pursued our radio plans in good faith and continue to believe DAB has a strong...
    on Oct 10, 2008 By: Andy Duncan Source: guardian.co.uk

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