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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But Tuesday night's report is the latest brushstroke in what, through Trump's own doing, looks more and more like a cover-up.
That comment comes from a family member of mine upon hearing the broad brushstrokes of this case.
The Makeup Echoing the glam, artful makeup of Vuitton’s Resort 2016 show in Palm Springs, Pat McGrath created faces with bold brushstrokes of violet and shocking pink colors.
Gently lift each brushstroke off the parchment paper and arrange in layers on the front and top of cake. 7.
Microblading is the application of ink to the brow with a blade in short brushstrokes that mimic actual hairs — similar to tattooing but far more precise.
In addition to classic eclairs and Bundts, this Russian bakery's Instagram account is full of beautiful images of layer cakes decorated with colorful brushstrokes made from chocolate.
Foss was sponsored by Brushstrokes and Soroptimist International Tustin-Santa Ana.
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BRUSHSTROKE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of brushstroke for English Language Learners
: the paint left on a painting by a movement of the artist's brush
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