dauber dauber  /ˈdaʊ bər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an unskilled painter

Usage(s):

  1. There he began to watch a mud-dauber wasp as she buzzed purposefully to the window sill, stretched her forefeet out like a kitten, and took a sun bath.
  2. Of Art he was more innocent than the youngest dauber in a modern progressive school.
  3. A child dauber, he was ten when he first became aware of others' paintings.

News

  • Upland gets historic donation

    ? UPLAND — Council received a donation of two eighth-grade diplomas from the 1920s issued by the Upland Grammar School. The documents were given by Karen Dauber, Emily Hall, and her son, John, all of whom trace their heritage to the borough. The sheepskins recorded the passage from lower to upper school for John’s great-grandfather, John C. Hall, and great-granduncle, William J. Hall.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Delaware County Daily Times

Quotes

  • "He saved the game for us," Wedge said. "I love the way these kids don't get their dauber down. If one area of their game's a little off, they still play both sides of the ball. Shoppach's contributions were way strong ...... a...
    on Jul 1, 2007 By: Eric Wedge Source: MLB.com

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