To collect a sample from using a swab.
In a pat manner
To pick up with the beak; get by pecking
To soil, stain, or dirty with or as if with a smearing agent:
(Intransitive) To become spread by smearing.
To affix conspicuously, usually with a paste:
To smear; soil.
Find another word for dabbing. In this page you can discover 11 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for dabbing, like: swabbing, patting, daubing, pecking, tapping, smudging, smirching, smearing, plastering, bedaubing and touching.