Dab is defined as lightly touching, or adding a bit of moisture.
To clean or dry in this manner
To wash clothes
To wash, moisten, or absorb with a sponge.
To clean or wash by rubbing or brushing hard
To apply paint to (a surface) with hasty or crude strokes.
So as to be unsoiled:
To clean or clear, as of dirt, with a broom or brush:
Find another word for swabbing. In this page you can discover 9 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for swabbing, like: mopping, dabbing, wiping, washing, sponging, scrubbing, daubing, cleaning and sweeping.