Definition of no oil paintingBritish, informal
- His new girlfriend is no oil painting.
: any of numerous unctuous combustible substances that are liquid or can be liquefied easily on warming, are soluble in ether but not in water, and leave a greasy stain on paper or cloth
: the petroleum industry
: to smear, rub over, furnish, or lubricate with oil
: to take on fuel oil
: a product of painting
: the art or occupation of painting
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