Definition of spray paint in English:

spray paint

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noun

[mass noun]
  • Paint held in in aerosol can for spraying on to a surface: a can of luminous yellow spray paint
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    • So we got out the spray paint and literally painted the town red, with all types of slogans, everywhere!
    • Try not to use things that can irritate your lungs, such as hairspray, spray deodorant, and spray paint.
    • No matter where you go around the town, you will find walls, litterbins, parking meters, gates and monuments daubed with markers and spray paint.

verb

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  • 1Paint (an image or message) on to a surface with a spray: slogans had been spray-painted on to hoardings
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    • I also urge the martial arts club to stop spray-painting offensive slogans about our rivals on the walls.
    • He was caught spray-painting anti-Israeli slogans on university buildings twice during the summer.
    • Many of them are looking at a curious message spray-painted on the side of the tower.
  • 1.1Paint (a surface or object) with a spray: they were spray-painting sidewalks and buildings
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    • The buildings were spray-painted white.
    • A couple of heavy blankets had served to shield him from the sun while he had retrieved the vehicle, spray-painting the windows once he had gotten it inside.
    • The front of each object consists of a thin sheet of mesh, stretched approximately 2 inches in front of a sheet of colored Plexiglas that is unevenly spray-painted with an evanescent gray.

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