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finger paint

verb

Definition of finger paint

chiefly US

  1. :  to paint a picture using only one's hands or fingers instead of a brush The kids will finger paint today.

Word by Word Definitions

fingerplay
  1. :  any of the five terminating members of the hand :  a digit of the forelimb

    :  one other than the thumb

    :  something that resembles a finger

  1. :  to touch or feel with the fingers

    :  to play (a musical instrument) with the fingers

    :  to play (notes, chords, etc.) with a specific fingering

paintplay
  1. :  to apply color, pigment, or paint to

    :  to color with a cosmetic

    :  to apply with a movement resembling that used in painting

  1. :  the action of painting :  something produced by painting

    :  makeup

    :  a cosmetic to add color


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finger paint

noun

Definition of finger paint

  1. :  paint with a jelly-like consistency meant to be applied with fingers or hands instead of a brush finger paints for the kindergarten classroom

Word by Word Definitions

fingerplay
  1. :  any of the five terminating members of the hand :  a digit of the forelimb

    :  one other than the thumb

    :  something that resembles a finger

  1. :  to touch or feel with the fingers

    :  to play (a musical instrument) with the fingers

    :  to play (notes, chords, etc.) with a specific fingering

paintplay
  1. :  to apply color, pigment, or paint to

    :  to color with a cosmetic

    :  to apply with a movement resembling that used in painting

  1. :  the action of painting :  something produced by painting

    :  makeup

    :  a cosmetic to add color


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