painting

painting

synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of painting in English

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English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpeɪn.tɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -eɪntɪŋ

Verb

painting

  1. present participle of paint

Noun

painting (countable and uncountable, plural paintings)

  1. (countable) An illustration or artwork done with the use of paint.
    • "My tastes," he said, still smiling, "incline me to the garishly sunlit side of this planet." And, to tease her and arouse her to combat: "I prefer a farandole to a nocturne; I'd rather have a painting than an etching; Mr. Whistler bores me with his monochromatic mud; I don't like dull colours, dull sounds, dull intellects; []."
  2. (uncountable) The action of applying paint to a surface.
  3. (uncountable) The same activity as an art form.

Synonyms

The same activity as an art form

  • third art

Derived terms

  • oil painting

Related terms

  • painter

Translations

Anagrams

  • patining

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