Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To efface the painting or color of.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To remove the paint from; to efface, as a painting.

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

  • verb transitive To remove paint from.
  • verb transitive, figuratively To efface.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

un- +‎ paint

Examples

  • One of the pleasures of being a man has been that of watching women dress and undress, paint and unpaint.

    The Body

  • One of the pleasures of being a man has been that of watching women dress and undress, paint and unpaint.

    The Body

  • One of the pleasures of being a man has been that of watching women dress and undress, paint and unpaint.

    The Body

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