noun paint·er \ˈpān-tər\

Definition of PAINTER

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

First Known Use of PAINTER

14th century


noun pain·ter \ˈpān-tər\

Definition of PAINTER

:  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


noun pain·ter

Definition of PAINTER

:  cougar 1

Origin of PAINTER

alteration of panther
First Known Use: circa 1764
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