Definition for painting (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of paint
Related formspaint·a·ble, adjectivepaint·less, adjectiveout·paint, verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for painting
There are limits to the painting of banditry and extortion as the legitimate raising of taxes.
In “Sleigh Ride,” the narrator is painting a scene so perfect that it could be featured on an iconic Currier and Ives print.The Most Confusing Christmas Music Lyrics Explained (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In one painting, framed as a split-panel comic between the two, Ramone simply asks Vicious, “Did you kill her?”‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It offers keen insights into Hitch's craft while painting an intimate and unsentimental picture of the man behind the camera.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At times, it reads as if he is describing the backdrop of a Hieronymus Bosch painting.
I gave my friend ten shillings for that painting; just think, ten shillings, seven pounds of butter.The Silver Lining|John Roussel
All agree that the style of the painting is perfectly characteristic of the period.The Cathedral Church of Peterborough|W.D. Sweeting
The portrait unlike all he has seen in painting or engraving: very pale, very thoughtful, very commanding, he says.Letters of Edward FitzGerald|Edward FitzGerald
The painting was of the chapel and the company assembled for the marriage.The Spell of Belgium|Isabel Anderson
He now wrought a revolution in the art of painting in Paris, and established a new school.Paris: With Pen and Pencil|David W. Bartlett