from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A painting done in oil paints.
  • noun The art or practice of painting with oils.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The art of painting with pigments mixed with a drying-oil, as poppy-, walnut-, or linseed-oil.
  • noun A picture painted in oil-colors.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A painting done with oil paints.
  • noun uncountable The art of painting with oil paints.
  • noun humorous, with negative A physically attractive person

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a picture painted with oil paints
  • noun the art or method of painting with oil paints


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