paint the town (red)

Definition of paint the town (red)

informal

  1. :  to go out drinking, dancing, etc.

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  to color with a cosmetic

    :  to apply with a movement resembling that used in painting

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

    :  makeup

    :  a cosmetic to add color

townplay
  1. :  a cluster or aggregation of houses recognized as a distinct place with a place-name :  hamlet

    :  a compactly settled area as distinguished from surrounding rural territory

    :  a compactly settled area usually larger than a village but smaller than a city

  1. :  of the color red

    :  having red as a distinguishing color

    :  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

    :  red clothing

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

  1. : reduce; reduction


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