[ peyn-tee ]
/ ˈpeɪn ti /

adjective, paint·i·er, paint·i·est.

of, coated with, or soiled with paint: a painty finish; painty overalls.
having a crudely or clumsily painted surface: The stage set consisted chiefly of painty scenery.

Origin of painty

First recorded in 1865–70; paint + -y1
Related formspaint·i·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for painty

  • Now the least notable of them, the most painty, the most slovenly, would look somehow like a shadow of Robert.

    At His Gates, Vol. 3(of 3)|Margaret Oliphant