Associations to the word «paint»


PAINT, noun. A substance that is applied as a liquid or paste, and dries into a solid coating that protects or adds color/colour to an object or surface to which it has been applied.
PAINT, noun. (in the plural) A set of containers or blocks of paint of different colors/colours, used for painting pictures.
PAINT, noun. (basketball) (slang) The free-throw lane, construed with the.
PAINT, noun. (uncountable) (paintball) (slang) Paintballs.
PAINT, noun. (poker) (slang) A face card (king, queen, or jack).
PAINT, noun. (computing) (attributive) Graphics drawn using an input device, not scanned or generated.
PAINT, noun. Makeup.
PAINT, verb. (transitive) To apply paint to.
PAINT, verb. (transitive) To apply in the manner that paint is applied.
PAINT, verb. (transitive) To cover (something) with spots of colour, like paint.
PAINT, verb. (transitive) To create (an image) with paints.
PAINT, verb. (intransitive) To practise the art of painting pictures.
PAINT, verb. (transitive) (computing) To draw an element in a graphical user interface.
PAINT, verb. (transitive) (figuratively) To depict or portray.
PAINT, verb. (intransitive) To color one's face by way of beautifying it.
PAINT, verb. (transitive) (military) (slang) To direct a radar beam toward.
PAINT, noun. A Paint Horse
PAINT BY NUMBERS, verb. To complete a painting by numbers kit
PAINT HORSE, noun. A breed of horse that combines both the conformational characteristics of a western stock horse with a pinto spotting pattern of white and dark coat colours.
PAINT HORSES, noun. Plural of Paint Horse
PAINT ONESELF INTO A CORNER, verb. (idiomatic) To create a predicament or problem for oneself; to do something that leaves one with no good alternatives or solutions.
PAINT OUT, verb. (transitive) To obliterate by painting over.
PAINT OUT, verb. (transitive) (figuratively) To describe, possibly so as to misrepresent.
PAINT SHOP, noun. A shop that sells paint
PAINT SHOP, noun. The part of a factory where items are painted
PAINT THE TOWN, verb. Alternative form of paint the town red
PAINT THE TOWN RED, verb. (idiomatic) To party or celebrate in a rowdy, wild manner, especially in a public place.
PAINT THE WAGON, verb. (idiomatic) To get things done.
PAINT WITH A BROAD BRUSH, verb. (idiomatic) To describe a class of objects or a kind of phenomenon in general terms, without specific details and without attention to individual variations.

Dictionary definition

PAINT, noun. A substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating; "artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably".
PAINT, noun. (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court; "he hit a jump shot from the top of the key"; "he dominates play in the paint".
PAINT, noun. Makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks.
PAINT, verb. Make a painting; "he painted all day in the garden"; "He painted a painting of the garden".
PAINT, verb. Apply paint to; coat with paint; "We painted the rooms yellow".
PAINT, verb. Make a painting of; "He painted his mistress many times".
PAINT, verb. Apply a liquid to; e.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil.

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