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Adjective: painted  peyn-tid
  1. Coated with paint
    "freshly painted lawn furniture"
     
  2. Lacking substance or vitality as if produced by painting
    "in public he wore a painted smile"
     
  3. Having makeup applied
    "brazen painted faces"
     
  4. Having sections or patches coloured differently and usually brightly
    "the painted desert";
    - motley, calico, multicolor [US], multi-color [US], multicolour [Brit, Cdn], multi-colour [Brit, Cdn], multicolored [US], multi-colored [US], multicoloured [Brit, Cdn], multi-coloured [Brit, Cdn], particolored [US], particoloured [Brit, Cdn], piebald, pied, varicolored [US], varicoloured [Brit, Cdn]
Verb: paint  peynt
  1. (art) make a painting
    "he painted all day in the garden"; "He painted a painting of the garden"
     
  2. Apply paint to; coat with paint
    "We painted the rooms yellow"
     
  3. (art) make a painting of
    "He painted his mistress many times"
     
  4. Apply a liquid to; e.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil

See also: artificial, colored [US], colorful [US], coloured [Brit, Cdn], colourful [Brit, Cdn], finished, rouged, stained, unreal, varnished, whitewashed

Type of: coat, cover, create, interpret, represent, surface

Antonym: unpainted

Encyclopedia: Painted

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