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airbrush

noun air·brush \ ˈer-ˌbrəsh \
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of airbrush

: an atomizer for applying by compressed air a fine spray (as of paint or liquid color)

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First Known Use of airbrush

1884


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airbrush

verb

Definition of airbrush

transitive verb
: to paint, treat, or alter (as to conceal imperfections) with or as if with an airbrush
  • airbrush a photograph

Examples of airbrush in a Sentence

  1. That photograph must have been airbrushed.

Recent Examples of airbrush from the Web

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First Known Use of airbrush

1907



AIRBRUSH Defined for English Language Learners

airbrush

noun

Definition of airbrush for English Language Learners

  • : a device that is used to spray a liquid (such as paint) onto a surface


airbrush

verb

Definition of airbrush for English Language Learners

  • : to paint or treat (something, such as a photograph) with an airbrush especially to make improvements



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