paint the town (red)

Definition of paint the town (red)

informal
:to go out drinking, dancing, etc.

Word by Word Definitions

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

town play
  1. : a compactly settled area usually larger than a village but smaller than a city

  2. : a compactly settled area as distinguished from surrounding rural territory

  3. : a large densely populated urban area : city

red play
  1. : of the color red

  2. : having red as a distinguishing color

  3. : flushed especially with anger or embarrassment

  1. : a color whose hue resembles that of blood or of the ruby or is that of the long-wave extreme of the visible spectrum

  2. : red clothing

  3. : one that is of a red or reddish color: such as


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