: capable of being painted : lending itself well to being painted: such as
: having arresting qualities (as of color, design, interest) that invite reproduction or interpretation through the art of painting
a highly paintable landscape
: having a surface that takes paint well
made of sturdy eminently paintable wood

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“Paintable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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