What is another word for Dauby?

Pronunciation: [dˈɔːbi] (IPA)

Dauby is an adjective that describes something that is smeared, smudged, or marked with small amounts of a substance such as paint, grease, or mud. Some synonyms for dauby include smudgy, grimy, smirched, stained, besmeared, soiled, and blotched. Depending on the context, other words like tarnished, corroded, or rusted may also be used. The word daub is often used in the context of painting, particularly when referring to the application of paint with a brush or other tool. However, dauby may also describe something that is simply dirty or marked in some other way, such as a piece of clothing that has been splattered with food or a floor that has been covered in mud.

What are the hypernyms for Dauby?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Dauby

Mustard hair and Dauby cheeks.
James Joyce
A charming soubrette, great Marie Kendall, with Dauby cheeks and lifted skirt smiled daubily from her poster upon William Humble, earl of Dudley, and upon lieutenantcolonel H. G. Heseltine, and also upon the honourable Gerald Ward A. D. C. From the window of the D. B. C. Buck Mulligan gaily, and Haines gravely, gazed down on the viceregal equipage over the shoulders of eager guests, whose mass of forms darkened the chessboard whereon John Howard Parnell looked intently.
James Joyce
I didn't fancy them very much myself-too Dauby.
"Out of the Air"
Inez Haynes Irwin

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