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finger paint

verb

Definition of finger paint

chiefly US
: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

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

  2. : something that resembles a finger

  3. : a part of a glove into which a finger is inserted

  1. : to touch or feel with the fingers

  2. : to play (a musical instrument) with the fingers

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

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

  2. : to color with a cosmetic

  3. : to apply with a movement resembling that used in painting

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

  2. : makeup

  3. : a mixture of a pigment and a suitable liquid to form a closely adherent coating when spread on a surface in a thin coat


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finger paint

noun

Definition of finger paint

: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

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

  2. : something that resembles a finger

  3. : a part of a glove into which a finger is inserted

  1. : to touch or feel with the fingers

  2. : to play (a musical instrument) with the fingers

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

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

  2. : to color with a cosmetic

  3. : to apply with a movement resembling that used in painting

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

  2. : makeup

  3. : a mixture of a pigment and a suitable liquid to form a closely adherent coating when spread on a surface in a thin coat


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