from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Represented in paint.
  • adj. Covered or decorated with paint.
  • adj. Brightly colored; gaudy.
  • adj. Excessively made up with cosmetics.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of paint.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Covered or adorned with paint; portrayed in colors.
  • adj. Marked with bright colors

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Coated or covered with paint, or with designs executed in colors.
  • In zoology, highly colored; having a bright, rich, or varied coloration, as if artificially painted.
  • Depicted in colors.
  • Existing merely as a picture or representation; artificial; counterfeit; feigned; unreal; disguised.

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

  • adj. coated with paint
  • adj. lacking substance or vitality as if produced by painting
  • adj. having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
  • adj. having makeup applied


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