Simple Definition of brushstroke
: the paint left on a painting by a movement of the artist's brush
Full Definition of brushstroke
: the configuration given to paint by contact with the bristles of a brush; also : the paint left on a surface by a single application of a brush or palette knife —often used figuratively to describe the quality especially of a narrative or description <a story told in broad brushstrokes>
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