Definition of Gouache

1. Noun. An opaque watercolor prepared with gum.

2. Noun. A watercolor executed with opaque watercolors mixed with gum.

Definition of Gouache

1. n. A method of painting with opaque colors, which have been ground in water and mingled with a preparation of gum; also, a picture thus painted.

Definition of Gouache

1. Noun. (arts) A thick, opaque watercolour paint made with gum containing an inert white pigment to make it opaque ¹

2. Noun. (arts) A painting made with this paint ¹

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Definition of Gouache

1. a method of painting [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gouache

gotten dressed
gotten drunk
gotten high
gotten it
gotten laid
gotten off on
gotten on
gotten out
gotten over
gotten the axe
gotten to
gotten up
gouache (current term)
gouge out

Literary usage of Gouache

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

1. The English Illustrated Magazine (1889)
"Sant' Ilario walked a few yards up the street, before speaking, gouache keeping close to his ... gouache stared at Sant' Ilario in the utmost amazement. ..."

2. General Catalogue of Sculpture, Paintings and Other Objects, February, 1907 by Art Institute of Chicago (1907)
""The guarded nymph near smiling on the green " gouache. 632^. ... gouache. 640. "It was the custom then to bring away the bride from home." gouache. 640a. ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1892)
"Neither she nor gouache made any remark. gouache began to brush over the face of his picture. Orsino felt that the silence was becoming awkward. ..."

4. Saracinesca by Francis Marion Crawford (1887)
""Your Eminence states the case very convincingly," answered gouache. ... Does that accord with these views 1" gouache believed the question unanswerable, ..."

5. General Catalogue of Sculpture, Paintings & Other Objects: June, 1910 by Art Institute of Chicago (1910)
"gouache. 628^4. "A nymph, to whom all hoofed Satyrs knelt. ... gouache. 630. "The words she spake came as through bubbling honey." gouache. ..."

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