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painter

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noun paint·er \ˈpān-tər\

Definition of painter

  1. :  one that paints: as a :  an artist who paints b :  one who applies paint especially as an occupation



14th Century

First Known Use of painter

14th century


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painter

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noun pain·ter \ˈpān-tər\

Definition of painter

  1. :  a line used for securing or towing a boat



Origin of painter

Middle English paynter, probably from Middle French dialect (Normandy) pentoir, penteur clothesline, from pendre to hang — more at pendant


First Known Use: 14th century


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painter

noun pain·ter

Definition of painter

  1. :  cougar 1



Origin of painter

alteration of panther


First Known Use: circa 1764



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