Definition of Paintable

1. Adjective. Lending itself to being painted. "Made of sturdy eminently paintable wood"

Antonyms: Unpaintable



Definition of Paintable

1. Adjective. That can be painted; to which a coating of paint can be applied. ¹

2. Adjective. That can be painted (rendered by an artist in paint). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paintable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paintable

paint-billed crake
paint-billed crakes
paint-by-numbers
paint a picture
paint by numbers
paint leaf
paint oneself into a corner
paint out
paint roller
paint the lily
paint the town
paint the town red
paint the wagon
paint with a broad brush
paintability
paintable (current term)
paintathon
paintathons
paintball
paintball gun
paintballed
paintballer
paintballers
paintballing
paintbox
paintboxes
paintbrush
paintbrushes
painted

Literary usage of Paintable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Craftsman by Gustav Stickley (1907)
"We are sneered at as not paintable. Perhaps we are not, as Brittany is or Naples or the harbor at Boulogne or Rothenburg in a sunrise mist; but just what is ..."

2. Principles and Practice of Show-card Writing, Prepared in the Extension by Lawrence E. Blair (1922)
"Color should be more than just paintable since with this quality alone it might not stick to ... When the color has only paintable qualities, the pigment, ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1833)
"I am, I confess, thrown out If he would call the picturesque whatever is not beautiful nor sublime, yet paintable, (pardon the horrid ..."

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