English dictionary definition of:



  • cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors
  • implement consisting of a small piece of cotton that is used to apply medication or cleanse a wound or obtain a specimen of a secretion


  • apply (usually a liquid) to a surface
  • wash with a swab or a mop

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dab mop swob

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View spelling list wa words and learn about the word swab in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 6. Short vowels e.g. e or ea? o or u? .

Scrabble score for swab

Scrabble score = 9

generated at 23:21:25 on 03-08-19

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