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painted

[peyn-tid]
adjective
1.
reproduced or represented in paint: a painted image.
2.
covered with a coating of paint: a painted chair.
3.
unreal; artificial; feigned: a painted life.
4.
exaggerated or misrepresented: a luridly painted version of what really happened.
5.
covered with makeup, especially to excess.
6.
brightly colored or multicolored (used in combinations).

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English; see paint, -ed2

unpainted, adjective
well-painted, adjective
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Word Origin & History

paint
early 13c., from O.Fr. peinter, from peint, pp. of peindre "to paint," from L. pingere "to paint," from PIE base *pik-/*pig- "cut." Sense evolution between PIE and L. was, presumably, from "decorate with cut marks" to "decorate" to "decorate with color." Cf. Skt. pingah "reddish," pesalah "adorned,
decorated, lovely," pimsati "hews out, cuts, carves, adorns;" O.C.S. pegu "variegated;" Gk. poikilos "variegated;" O.H.G. fehjan "to adorn;" O.C.S. pisati, Lith. piesiu "to write." Probably representing the "cutting" branch of the family are O.E. feol (see file (n.)); O.C.S. pila "file, saw," Lith. pela "file." The noun is from c.1600. The verb meaning "to color with paint" (mid-13c.) is earlier than the artistic sense of "to make a picture of" (late 13c.) and older than painting in the sense of "an artist's picture in paint" (late 14c.); but painter is older in the sense of "artist who paints pictures" (mid-14c.) than in the sense of "workman who colors surfaces with paint" (c.1400). To paint the town (red) "go on a spree" first recorded 1884; to paint (someone or something) black "represent it as wicked or evil" is from 1590s. Adj. paint-by-numbers "simple" is attested by 1970.
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Medical Dictionary

paint (pānt)
n.
A solution or suspension of one or more medicaments applied to the skin with a brush or large applicator. v. paint·ed, paint·ing, paints
To apply medicine to; swab.

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Slang Dictionary

paint definition


  1. n.
    a tattoo. (The same as ink sense 3.) : When dya get the new paint?
  2. n.
    tattoos in general; the amount of tattooing on someone's body. (The same as ink sense 4.) : He's got paint covering his back!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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