painter
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈpeɪntə/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈpeɪntɚ/
Noun

painter (plural painters)

  1. An artist who paints pictures.
  2. A laborer or workman who paints surfaces using a paintbrush or other means.
Translations Translations
  • French: peintre décorateur, peintre décoratrice, peintresse décoratrice
  • German: Maler, Malerin, Anstreicher, Anstreicherin, Autolackierer (auto), Autolackiererin, Fahrzeuglackierer (auto), Fahrzeuglackiererin
  • Italian: verniciatore, imbianchino m (house painter), pittore m (house painter)
  • Portuguese: pintor
  • Russian: маля́р
  • Spanish: pintor, pintora, barnizador, barnizadora
Noun

painter (plural painters)

  1. (obsolete) A chain or rope used to attach the shank of an anchor to the side of a ship when not in use. [14th-17th c.]
  2. (nautical) A rope connected to the bow of a boat, used to attach it to e.g. a jetty or another boat. [from 17th c.]
    • 1908, Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows:
      "Shove that [fat, wicker luncheon-basket] under your feet," he observed to the Mole, as he passed it down into the boat. Then he untied the painter and took the sculls again.
Translations
  • German: Fangleine
  • Italian: barbetta, cima da ormeggio, cima da rimorchio
  • Portuguese: proiz
  • Russian: фали́нь
Noun

painter (plural painters)

  1. (US) A mountain lion.
    • 1893, James Fenimore Cooper, The Deerslayer:
      I have fou't most of the creatur's of the forest, such as bears, wolves, painters and catamounts, but this is the beginning with the red-skins.

Painter
Proper noun
  1. Surname
  2. A town in Virginia.



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