- to paint by using finger paints.
Origin of finger-paint
First recorded in 1950–55
- a jellylike paint, used chiefly by children in painting, usually with their fingers.
Origin of finger paint
First recorded in 1945–50
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- the process or art of painting with finger paints of starch, glycerine, and pigments, using the fingers, hand, or arm
- a painting made in this way
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