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painted

[ peyn-tid ]
/ ˈpeɪn tɪd /
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adjective
reproduced or represented in paint: a painted image.
covered with a coating of paint: a painted chair.
unreal; artificial; feigned: a painted life.
exaggerated or misrepresented: a luridly painted version of what really happened.
covered with makeup, especially to excess.
brightly colored or multicolored (used in combinations).
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Origin of painted

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

OTHER WORDS FROM painted

un·paint·ed, adjectivewell-painted, adjective
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