no oil painting

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Definition of no oil painting

British, informal
: a person who is not physically attractive His new girlfriend is no oil painting.

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“No oil painting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/no%20oil%20painting. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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