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

Translation of paint in German:


transitive verb

  • 1 (cover, colour) paint one's body
    seinen Körper bemalen
    paint the town red [figurative] [informal] paint oneself into a corner [figurative] [informal]
    sich selbst in die Bredouille bringen [informal]
    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)
    bemalen (Wand, Vase, Decke)
  • 4 [figurative] (describe)
    zeichnen (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


paint on

paint out

paint somebody out of a picture
jemanden auf einem Bild übermalen
Definition of paint in:
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