from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Represented in paint.
- adj. Covered or decorated with paint.
- adj. Brightly colored; gaudy.
- adj. Excessively made up with cosmetics.
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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of paint.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Covered or adorned with paint; portrayed in colors.
- adj. Marked with bright colors
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Coated or covered with paint, or with designs executed in colors.
- In zoology, highly colored; having a bright, rich, or varied coloration, as if artificially painted.
- Depicted in colors.
- Existing merely as a picture or representation; artificial; counterfeit; feigned; unreal; disguised.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. coated with paint
- adj. lacking substance or vitality as if produced by painting
- adj. having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
- adj. having makeup applied
Sorry, no etymologies found.
III. ii.290 (288,2) [but I answer you right painted cloth] Sir T. Hammer reads, _I answer you right_, in the stile of the _painted cloth.
The Washington Post first reported that a large rock at the entrance of the camp had the term painted on it.
The “Kosher Krusher,” the name painted on the front doors of Silberstein's car, is the rabbi's recruitment tool as he takes a radical step to reverse the declining number of Jews in America.
Hap realized that she was reading the word painted in silver letters above the golden eye, arching like an angry brow.
First, we invested in an official Tommy James and the Shondells truck with our name painted on the sides, which, of course, was like a neon sign saying “Please steal our stuff.”
Thanks to the streetlamp, I read the name painted on a life preserver mounted on the deck of the boat.
And her name painted in script just above the line of mission symbols that numbered thirty-eight.
She tipped her head back to read the name painted with many flourishes along the side.
It was love at first sight as far as Alex was concerned, but when Abby had rounded the back of the boat and read the name painted in black, she knew it was meant to be.
There, in indistinct and shaky, but unmistakable characters, was the title painted by my young ruffians, weeks earlier -- _Sea Rover!