dab on

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dab on

To apply something lightly and carefully. A noun or pronoun can be used between "dab" and "on." I dabbed on some concealer and then blended it with a make-up brush.
See also: dab, on

dab something on(to) something

 and dab something on
to pat or spread carefully something onto something else. Dab some medicine onto the scratch. Dab on some medicine.
See also: dab, on