unpainted

adjective
un·​paint·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈpān-təd How to pronounce unpainted (audio) \

Definition of unpainted

: not painted unpainted wood an unpainted canvas

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Recent Examples on the Web This will stick on unpainted or painted baseboards, as well as on lacquer or polyurethane-coated surfaces. Chris Hachey, BGR, "Best Painter’s Tape," 29 Apr. 2021 Some parts have been left unpainted and hand-polished, so that the figure has alternating matte and mirror surfaces. Paige Reddinger, Robb Report, "Black Panther Stars in a New Watch Collab Between Marvel and Audemars Piguet," 10 Apr. 2021 Crews kept unpainted plywood cutouts in the shape of Rodman’s hair. Ryan Ori, chicagotribune.com, "Dennis Rodman’s hair made it a Chicago landmark. Next it may be known as the Bitcoin building.," 18 Mar. 2021 After the vandalism, there was a gash that ran from her nose down the side of her mouth, revealing the unpainted ceramic foundation beneath. Justin Phillips, SFChronicle.com, "Busted Breonna Taylor bust shows future hope is fragile for Bay Area’s Black community," 31 Dec. 2020 And there's a crossover version that adds unpainted cladding and a bit more ground clearance. Jens Meiners, Car and Driver, "All the Cool Cars Europe Is Getting in 2021 and We're Not," 27 Dec. 2020 Fill in the central unpainted space using the roller. Stacy Genovese, Good Housekeeping, "How to Paint a Room in One Day," 10 Sep. 2020 Three years ago, Vicky started lending an artistic hand, touching up any of Laura’s unpainted pieces with her own skills with acrylics and watercolors, then posting the final products to sell on Facebook at Laura Ramirez Miniatures. René A. Guzman, ExpressNews.com, "Two San Antonio sisters with a big passion for ultra-realistic dollhouse miniatures," 28 Aug. 2020 Other times, Vicky may spend up to five hours painting an unpainted piece of tiny furniture or food to look like the real thing. René A. Guzman, ExpressNews.com, "Two San Antonio sisters with a big passion for ultra-realistic dollhouse miniatures," 28 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of unpainted

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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7 May 2021

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“Unpainted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unpainted. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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