oil painting

noun

Definition of oil painting

  1. 1 a :  the act or art of painting in oil colors b :  a picture painted in oils

  2. 2 :  painting that uses pigments originally ground in oil

Examples of oil painting in a sentence

  1. He studied oil painting in college.

  2. A large oil painting hangs above the mantel.

1699

First Known Use of oil painting

1699


OIL PAINTING Defined for English Language Learners

oil painting

noun

Definition of oil painting for English Language Learners

  • : the art of painting with oil paints

  • : a picture that is painted with oil paints



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