Translation of "paint" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /peɪnt/ us /peɪnt/

A1 a coloured liquid that you put on a surface to decorate it

Have you chosen the paint for your bedroom?
verb uk /peɪnt/ us /peɪnt/

A1 to make a picture of something or someone using paint

These pictures were all painted by local artists.

A2 to cover a surface with paint

We’ve painted the kitchen yellow.

(Translation of “paint” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /peint/

a colouring substance in the form of liquid or paste

The artist’s clothes were covered in paint
(also adjective) a paint pot.
painter noun

a person whose job is to put paint on things, especially walls, doors etc in houses

pintor (de brocha gorda)
He’s a painter and decorator.

an artist who makes pictures in paint

an Impressionist painter
Who was the painter of this portrait?
painting noun

the act or art of using paint

pintar, la pintura
Painting is very relaxing.

a painted picture

There were four paintings (hanging) on the wall.
paintbox noun

a (small) box containing different paints for making pictures.

caja de pinturas
paintbrush noun

a brush used for painting.

paintwork noun

the layer of paint on the surface of something

The paintwork was slightly scratched, but otherwise the car was in good condition.

(Translation of “paint” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)