Definitions for painter
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word painter.
an artist who paints
a worker who is employed to cover objects with paint
a line that is attached to the bow of a boat and used for tying up (as when docking or towing)
cougar, puma, catamount, mountain lion, painter, panther, Felis concolornoun
large American feline resembling a lion
An artist who paints pictures.
A laborer or workman who paints surfaces using a paintbrush or other means.
A rope connected to the bow of a boat, used to attach it to, e.g. a jetty or another boat.
A mountain lion, by mispronunciation of "panther".
Etymology: influenced by paintre
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
One who professes the art of representing objects by colours.
Etymology: peintre, Fr. from paint.
In the placing let some care be taken how the painter did stand in the working. Henry Wotton, Architecture.
Beauty is only that which makes all things as they are in their proper and perfect nature; which the best painters always chuse by contemplating the forms of each. Dryden.
a rope at the bow of a boat, used to fasten it to anything
the panther, or puma
one whose occupation is to paint
one who covers buildings, ships, ironwork, and the like, with paint
an artist who represents objects or scenes in color on a flat surface, as canvas, plaster, or the like
Etymology: [See 1st Paint.]
This topic is for the profession "Painter", which is a specialization of "Artist", also written "Artiste" yes with an "e", in England in order to show that the artist painter is a professional, like Artiste Langdonart, Ronald Belanger and others are in 2012, and like were van Gogh, Monet and Manet were in the past.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pānt′ėr, n. a rope used to fasten a boat.—Cut the painter, to set adrift; Lazy painter, a small painter for use in fine weather only. [A corr. of M. E. panter, a fowler's noose, through O. Fr. from L. panther, a hunting-net—Gr. panthēros, catching all—pan, neut. of pas, every, thēr, wild beast.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
A rope attached to the bows of a boat, used for making her fast: it is spliced with a thimble to a ring-bolt inside the stem. "Cut your painter," make off.
A person with the specific and accurate ability, experience, skills, training and qualification to paint.
The local painter ran his business very efficiently.
Submitted by MaryC on March 27, 2020
Etymology and Origins
The rope by which the “Jolly Boat” or any other is attached to a vessel, so called from the Latin panther, through the French pantier, a drag net.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'painter' in Nouns Frequency: #1865
The numerical value of painter in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of painter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
A painter told me that nobody could draw a tree without in some sort becoming a tree or draw a child by studying the outlines of its form merely . . . but by watching for a time his motions and plays, the painter enters into his nature and can then draw him at every attitude . . .
I have never found a painter more beautiful than his paintings nor a writer who was more expressive than his works. While one got his hands dirty, other made the paper dirty to create masterpieces!
I was shocked, george had never even looked at art…he read Churchill’s little essay ‘Painting as a Pastime,’ and at the same time he got an app on his iPad where he could draw stick figures; when he was on the road he’d draw himself at a podium giving a speech, sending it to me, and somehow he started thinking about becoming a painter.
Sculpture is the best comment that a painter can make on painting.
Time extracts various values from a painter's work. When these values are exhausted the pictures are forgotten, and the more a picture has to give, the greater it is.
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Translations for painter
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- فنان, رسام, دهانArabic
- pintorCatalan, Valencian
- peintiwr, lliwyddWelsh
- maler, kunstmalerDanish
- Fahrzeuglackiererin, Hobbymalerin, Maler, Fangleine, Anstreicherin, Kunstmalerin, Fahrzeuglackierer, Hobbymaler, Freizeitmaler, Anstreicher, Kunstmaler, Autolackiererin, Freizeitmalerin, Malerin, AutolackiererGerman
- ζωγράφος, παλαμάρι, βαφέας, μπογιατζήςGreek
- pentristino, pentristo, farbisto, farbistino, virpentristo, virfarbistoEsperanto
- pintor, pintora, barnizadora, barnizadorSpanish
- نگارگر, نقاش, رنگکارPersian
- maalari, taidemaalari, kiinnitysköysiFinnish
- peintre décoratrice, artiste peintre, peintre décorateur, peintresse, peintresse décoratrice, peintreFrench
- lì-dhealbhadair, dealbhadair, ball-toisich, ròpa-toisichScottish Gaelic
- pintor, pintoraGalician
- festő, szobafestőHungarian
- pikerino, piktero, domindutistino, indutisto, farbizistino, piktistino, domindutistulo, indutistino, farbizistulo, piktistulo, domindutisto, pikerulo, farbizisto, indutistulo, piktistoIdo
- pittore, barbetta, pittrice, [[cima]] da [[ormeggio]], verniciatore, [[cima]] da [[rimorchio]]Italian
- 画家, 絵かきJapanese
- 畫家, 화가Korean
- pictrix, pictorLatin
- MolerLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- мо́лер, боја́џија, сли́кар, сли́каркаMacedonian
- kunstschilder, schilder, huisschilderDutch
- yidleeshí, naʼachʼąąhíNavajo, Navaho
- malarz, malarkaPolish
- pintor, proiz, pintoraPortuguese
- pictor, pictorițăRomanian
- худо́жник, фали́нь, маля́р, живопи́сецRussian
- сликар, slȉkarica, slȉkār, сликаркаSerbo-Croatian
- piktor, ballamar, bojaxhiAlbanian
- målare, konstnärSwedish
- ressam, boyacıTurkish
- thợ sơn, họa sĩVietnamese
- jipänan, jikölan, hipänan, hikölan, pänan, kölanVolapük
- pondeu, pondeu d' bastimint, pinte, mwaisse pondeuWalloon
Get even more translations for painter »
Find a translation for the painter definition in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Discuss these painter definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"painter." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 6 Dec. 2022. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/painter>.