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Spanish translation of “paint”


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)
We employed a painter to paint the outside of the house.
an artist who makes pictures in paint Who was the painter of this portrait?
painting noun the act or art of using paint 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 putting on paint.
(Definition of paint from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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