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paint US English

A colored substance that is spread over a surface and dries to leave a thin decorative or protective coating

paint US Thesaurus

a gallon of white paint

oil paint US English

A paste made with ground pigment and a drying oil such as linseed oil, used chiefly by artists

paint gun US English

An air gun firing capsules of paint, used in the game of paintball

paint job US English

The decorative or finishing application of paint to an object

face paint US English

Bold-colored paint used to decorate the face

paint chip US English

A card showing a color or a range of related colors available in a type of paint

paint shop US English

The part of a factory where goods are painted, typically by spraying

paint stick US English

A stick of water-soluble paint used like a crayon

spray paint US English

Paint that is contained in an aerosol can for the purpose of spraying onto a surface

finger paint US English

Thick paint designed to be applied with the fingers, used especially by young children

paint kettle US English

A container with a handle used to hold paint during use

paint roller US English

A roller covered in wool, sponge, synthetic fiber, or other absorbent material for applying paint to a surface, especially in interior decorating

poster paint US English

An opaque paint with a water-soluble binder, used for posters and children’s paintings

paint-by-number US English

Denoting a picture marked out in advance into sections that are numbered according to the color to be used

paint a picture of US English

Describe (someone or something) in a particular way

paint the town (red) US English

Go out and enjoy oneself flamboyantly

like watching paint dry US English

(Of an activity or experience) extremely boring

paint something out in paint US English

Efface something with paint

paint oneself into a corner US English

Leave oneself no means of escape or room to maneuver

repaint US English

Cover with a new coat of paint

paintbox US English

A box holding dry paints for painting pictures

warpaint US English

A pigment or paint traditionally used in some societies, especially those of North American Indians, to decorate the face and body before battle

enamel paint in enamel US English

A paint that dries to give a smooth, hard coat

gloss paint in gloss1 US English

A type of paint that dries to a bright shiny surface

greasepaint US English

A waxy substance used as makeup by actors

latex paint in latex US English

A type of paint used for walls, consisting of pigment bound in synthetic latex that forms an emulsion with water

overpaint US English

Cover with a layer of paint

gloss1 US Thesaurus

the gloss of her hair

eggshell paint in eggshell US English

An oil-based paint that dries with a slight sheen

emulsion paint in emulsion US English

A water-based paint used for walls

paint a picture of in paint US English

Describe (someone or something) in a particular way

paint the town (red) in paint US English

Go out and enjoy oneself flamboyantly

like watching paint dry in paint US English

(Of an activity or experience) extremely boring

paint oneself into a corner in paint US English

Leave oneself no means of escape or room to maneuver

paint the town red in paint US Thesaurus

we're taking the train into Albany, and we're gonna paint the town red