paintable

adjective paint·able \ ˈpāntəbəl \

Definition of paintable

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

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