finger paint


a jellylike paint, used chiefly by children in painting, usually with their fingers.

Origin of finger paint

First recorded in 1945–50

OTHER WORDS FROM finger paint

finger painting, noun

Definition for finger paint (2 of 2)

[ fing-ger-peynt ]
/ ˈfɪŋ gərˌpeɪnt /

verb (used with or without object)

to paint by using finger paints.

Origin of finger-paint

First recorded in 1950–55 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020