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house painter

  1. a person whose occupation is painting houses.
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Origin of house painter

First recorded in 1680–90
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • Then I thought of my experiment and invoked the aid of the British house-painter.

    The Gentle Art of Making Enemies

    James McNeill Whistler

  • The plan was first tried in Paris by Leclaire, a house-painter.

  • The larger part of them have been effaced by the glazier and the house-painter.

  • Mr. Kirby, a most estimable man, was originally a house-painter at Ipswich.

    Haunted London

    Walter Thornbury

  • Marry Mademoiselle Lourdois, the daughter of the house-painter.