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finger paint Line breaks: fin¦ger paint

Definition of finger paint in English:


[mass noun]
Thick paint designed to be applied with the fingers, used especially by young children.
Example sentences
  • This is a fine way to honor the messy munchkin inside you with plenty of papier-mâché, finger-paints, or oodles of play-doh!
  • The pictures in my book are all finger-paints.


(finger-paint) [no object] (usually as noun finger-painting) Back to top  
(Especially of children) apply paint with the fingers.
Example sentences
  • It's silly, debatably sexy and it allows for a kind of freeform creativity most people haven't engaged in since finger-painting as a tyke.
  • She suspects she could do something similar by finger-painting while blindfolded.
  • Joe, Blue, and their friends are finger-painting and Blue wants to add someone else to the picture.
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