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paint
British English: /peɪnt/
American English: /peɪnt/

Translation of paint in German:

noun

transitive verb

  • 1
    (cover, colour)
    paint one's body
    seinen Körper bemalen
    paint the town red [figurative]
    [colloquial] [colloquial]
    paint oneself into a corner [figurative]
    [colloquial]
    sich selbst in die Bredouille bringen
    [colloquial]
    black 1 6
  • 2
    (make picture of, make by painting)
    abs. paint for a living
    Maler/Malerin sein
    the picture was painted by R.
    das Bild ist von R
  • 3
    (adorn with painting) (Wand, Vase, Decke)
  • 4 [figurative]
    (describe) (Bild)
    paint something in glowing/gloomy colours, paint a glowing/gloomy picture of something
    etwas in leuchtenden/düsteren Farben malen od. schildern

Phrasal verbs

paint in

transitive verb
hineinmalen

paint on

transitive verb

paint out

transitive verb paint somebody out of a picture
jemanden auf einem Bild übermalen

Definition of paint in:

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