- the proprietary name of a brand of computer software used to digitally alter digital photographs or other graphics.
- (often lowercase) to digitally alter (a photograph or other graphic) using image-editing software such as Photoshop:Her face is nicely Photoshopped in the ad. They’ve photoshopped the car onto an image of a beautiful beach.
Examples from the Web for photoshop
In fact, Photoshop outrage is effectively trending in the star community.Gorgeous, White, Skinny Woman Reveals Hot Body and Fights Photoshop
November 7, 2014
Photoshop, on-line image manipulators and videogamers prevail.The Magazine That Made—and Unmade—Politicians
November 2, 2014
Photoshop expert Peeje T. told Radar Online that the photos have been “manipulated.”Did Kim Kardashian Photoshop Her Butt Selfie? Yes, She Probably Did.
January 8, 2014
In this day and age, we could Photoshop the whole thing, and save both money and carbon emissions.An Alternative Travel Itinerary for Mitt Romney
Emily L. Hauser
July 13, 2012
There was even an iPhone app, Bachmann-Eyezed, which facilitates the Photoshop trick for any personal photo.Bachmann for Halloween!
October 27, 2011
- (tr) to alter (a digital photograph or other image), using an image editing application, especially Adobe Photoshop
Word Origin and History for photoshop
"to edit an image using a computer program," 1992, originally, and properly still, only in reference to Photoshop, a bitmap graphics editor trademarked and published by Adobe, released in 1990. Like Taser and Dumpster, it has a tendency to become generic, but if you use it that way in print their lawyers will still send you The Letter. Related: Photoshopped; photoshopping.