Paint Paint, v. t. 1. To practice the art of painting; as, the artist paints well. [1913 Webster]

2. To color one's face by way of beautifying it. [1913 Webster]

Let her paint an inch thick. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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