paintbrush

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noun paint·brush \ˈpānt-ˌbrəsh\

Definition of paintbrush

  1. 1 :  a brush for applying paint

  2. 2a :  indian paintbrush 1b :  orange hawkweed

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First Known Use of paintbrush

1815


PAINTBRUSH Defined for English Language Learners

paintbrush

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Definition of paintbrush for English Language Learners

  • : a brush used for putting paint on a surface


PAINTBRUSH Defined for Kids

paintbrush

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noun paint·brush \ˈpānt-ˌbrəsh\

Definition of paintbrush for Students

  1. :  a tool with bristles that is used to apply paint



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