paint·​work ˈpānt-ˌwərk How to pronounce paintwork (audio)
chiefly British : paint sense 3b
chiefly British : work with paint

Examples of paintwork in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web From protecting paintwork to enhancing aesthetics, owners have always sought solutions that preserve their investments and elevate their driving experience. Kyle J. Russell, USA TODAY, 6 June 2024 The color palette leaned toward darker, matte tones inspired by car interiors and ground textures, complemented by shiny finishes reminiscent of vehicle paintwork. Andrea Onate, WWD, 17 June 2024 As for that glorious paintwork, the color is called Orange Brulé. Howard Walker, Robb Report, 4 Mar. 2024 The interior was complemented by a matching white soft top, contrasting red carpets, and paintwork in Rosso Cina (China Red). Robert Ross, Robb Report, 27 Feb. 2024 See all Example Sentences for paintwork 

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Word History

First Known Use

1764, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of paintwork was in 1764

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“Paintwork.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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