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noun [countable]     dab pronunciation in American English
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  1. 2
    a gentle touch on a surface with something such as a piece of cloth, in order to make it clean or dry
  2. 3
    a small flat ocean fish
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  3. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a dance move, mostly used in hip-hop, where one arm is bent to 90 degrees and the other is stretched

    Hit the dab.

    Submitted on 10/05/2016
  4. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    also a verb

    Wake up in the morning then I dab (Song lyrics: Lean and Dabb by iLoveMemphis).

    Submitted on 10/05/2016


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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