What does gouache mean?

Definitions for gouachegwɑʃ, guˈɑʃ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word gouache.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gouache(noun)

    an opaque watercolor prepared with gum

  2. gouache(noun)

    a watercolor executed with opaque watercolors mixed with gum


  1. gouache(Noun)

    A thick, opaque watercolour paint made with gum containing an inert white pigment to make it opaque

  2. gouache(Noun)

    A painting made with this paint

  3. Origin: Borrowed from gouache.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gouache(noun)

    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

  2. Origin: [F., It. guazzo.]


  1. Gouache

    Gouache[p], also spelled guache, is a type of paint consisting of pigment, a binding agent, and sometimes added inert material, designed to be used in an opaque method. It also refers to paintings that use this opaque method. The name derives from the Italian guazzo, and is also referred to as opaque watercolor or bodycolor.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gouache

    gwash, n. a method of water-colour painting with opaque colours, mixed with water, honey, and gum, presenting a dead surface: work painted according to this method. [Fr.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gouache in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gouache in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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