[ 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

Definition for finger-paint (2 of 2)

finger paint


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

Origin of finger paint

First recorded in 1945–50

Related forms

finger painting, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019