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finger-paint

[fing-ger-peynt]
verb (used with or without object)
  1. to paint by using finger paints.
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Origin of finger-paint

First recorded in 1950–55

finger paint

noun
  1. a jellylike paint, used chiefly by children in painting, usually with their fingers.
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Origin of finger paint

First recorded in 1945–50
Related formsfinger painting, noun
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