An example of paint is what Vincent Van Gogh used to create Starry Nights.
An example of paint is what a person would use to change the white walls in their house to yellow.
An example of paint is to change the color of the wall from white to beige.
An example of paint is using water colors to create a picture of a tree.
An example of paint is reciting the poem of Jabberwocky.
I haven't seen any paint for the last ten hands.
Paint a house.
Paint a wound.
These nonporous surfaces paint badly with a brush.
To paint a wall.
The Nimrods are strong on the outside, but not very good in the paint.
To paint a portrait or a landscape.
I've been painting since I was a young child.
She sued the author of the biography, claiming it painted her as a duplicitous fraud.
- To throw a pitched ball over the edge of home plate for a strike.
- To go on a spree.
- To cover up with or as with a coat of paint.
- To go on a boisterous spree; carouse.
Origin of paint
- From Middle English painten to paint from Old French peintier from peint past participle of peindre from Latin pingere peig- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English, from Old French paincter, itself from paint, the past participle paindre, from Latin pingÅ (“to paint") (perfect passive participle pictus).