Definitions for painterlyˈpeɪn tər li

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

paint•er•lyˈpeɪn tər li(adj.)

  1. characterized by the rendering of forms and images in terms of color or tonal relations rather than contour or line.

    Category: Fine Arts

  2. of or characteristic of a painter.

Origin of painterly:

1580–90

Princeton's WordNet

  1. painterly(adj)

    having qualities unique to the art of painting

Wiktionary

  1. painterly(Adjective)

    Characteristic of a painter or paintings.

  2. painterly(Adjective)

    Having clear brush-strokes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Painterly(adj)

    like a painter's work

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