[ sprey-peynt ]
/ ˈspreɪˌpeɪnt /
verb (used with object)
to cover, mark, draw, or write with spray paint.
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- spray gun,
- spray millet,
- spray paint,
- spray skirt,
- spray tank,
- spread betting,
- spread eagle
Origin of spray-paint
First recorded in 1965–70
paint that is packaged in an aerosol container for spraying directly onto a surface.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for spray-paint
Amid the spray-paint stains she had stenciled the Design Office logo.Kim Gordon: Going Solo After Sonic Youth, and Why She Identifies With ‘Girls’|Andrew Romano|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A canvas portrait of a woman with a Medusa-like thicket of hair shows a spray-paint can tucked decorously in her locks.