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  1. reproduced or represented in paint: a painted image.

  2. covered with a coating of paint: a painted chair.

  1. unreal; artificial; feigned: a painted life.

  2. exaggerated or misrepresented: a luridly painted version of what really happened.

  3. covered with makeup, especially to excess.

  4. brightly colored or multicolored (used in combinations).

Origin of painted

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at paint, -ed2

Other words from painted

  • un·paint·ed, adjective
  • well-painted, adjective

Words Nearby painted Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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