What does painter mean?

Definitions for painter
ˈpeɪn tərpainter

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. painter(noun)

    an artist who paints

  2. painter(noun)

    a worker who is employed to cover objects with paint

  3. painter(noun)

    a line that is attached to the bow of a boat and used for tying up (as when docking or towing)

  4. cougar, puma, catamount, mountain lion, painter, panther, Felis concolor(noun)

    large American feline resembling a lion

Wiktionary

  1. painter(Noun)

    An artist who paints pictures.

    Etymology: influenced by paintre

  2. painter(Noun)

    A laborer or workman who paints surfaces using a paintbrush or other means.

    Etymology: influenced by paintre

  3. painter(Noun)

    A rope connected to the bow of a boat, used to attach it to, e.g. a jetty or another boat.

    Etymology: influenced by paintre

  4. painter(Noun)

    A mountain lion, by mispronunciation of "panther".

    Etymology: influenced by paintre

Webster Dictionary

  1. Painter(noun)

    a rope at the bow of a boat, used to fasten it to anything

    Etymology: [See 1st Paint.]

  2. Painter(noun)

    the panther, or puma

    Etymology: [See 1st Paint.]

  3. Painter(noun)

    one whose occupation is to paint

    Etymology: [See 1st Paint.]

  4. Painter(noun)

    one who covers buildings, ships, ironwork, and the like, with paint

    Etymology: [See 1st Paint.]

  5. Painter(noun)

    an artist who represents objects or scenes in color on a flat surface, as canvas, plaster, or the like

    Etymology: [See 1st Paint.]

Freebase

  1. Painter

    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

  1. Painter

    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

  1. painter

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. painter

    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

  1. Painter

    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

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'painter' in Nouns Frequency: #1865

Anagrams for painter »

  1. pertain, pine tar, repaint

  2. Pertain

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of painter in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of painter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of painter in a Sentence

  1. William Plomer:

    Johannes Meintjes… is one of the more articulate South Africans of his generation. A prolific painter, he is also a fluent author in both English and Afrikaans. With unresting curiosity about South African national and regional history, he seems blessedly free from political or racial bias, and when he writes of nations or persons in conflict is alert to what is good or bad on both sides.

  2. David Lazzeri:

    This may explain why he left numerous paintings incomplete, including the Mona Lisa, during the last five years of his career as a painter while he continued teaching and drawing.

  3. Leonardo da Vinci:

    A good painter is to paint two main things, men and the working of man's mind.

  4. Henri Matisse:

    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.

  5. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Life is a wave of love for a lover, a gift for a giver, a drama for an actor, and a canvas for a painter.

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Translations for painter

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  • skilderAfrikaans
  • فنان, رسام, دهانArabic
  • rəssamAzerbaijani
  • рәссамBashkir
  • худо́жникBulgarian
  • liverBreton
  • pintorCatalan, Valencian
  • malířCzech
  • 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
  • margolariBasque
  • 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
  • צבעHebrew
  • चित्रकारHindi
  • festő, szobafestőHungarian
  • pictorInterlingua
  • 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
  • ציירHebrew
  • 画家, 絵かきJapanese
  • მხატვარიGeorgian
  • ವರ್ಣಚಿತ್ರಕಾರKannada
  • 畫家, 화가Korean
  • pictrix, pictorLatin
  • MolerLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • мо́лер, боја́џија, сли́кар, сли́каркаMacedonian
  • malerNorwegian
  • kunstschilder, schilder, huisschilderDutch
  • yidleeshí, naʼachʼąąhíNavajo, Navaho
  • ଚିତ୍ରକରOriya
  • malarz, malarkaPolish
  • pintor, proiz, pintoraPortuguese
  • pictor, pictorițăRomanian
  • худо́жник, фали́нь, маля́р, живопи́сецRussian
  • сликар, slȉkarica, slȉkār, сликаркаSerbo-Croatian
  • maliarSlovak
  • piktor, ballamar, bojaxhiAlbanian
  • målare, konstnärSwedish
  • చిత్రకారుడుTelugu
  • ressam, boyacıTurkish
  • худо́жникUkrainian
  • thợ sơn, họa sĩVietnamese
  • jipänan, jikölan, hipänan, hikölan, pänan, kölanVolapük
  • pondeu, pondeu d' bastimint, pinte, mwaisse pondeuWalloon

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