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. painternoun

    an artist who paints

  2. painternoun

    a worker who is employed to cover objects with paint

  3. painternoun

    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 concolornoun

    large American feline resembling a lion

Wiktionary

  1. painternoun

    An artist who paints pictures.

  2. painternoun

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

  3. painternoun

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

  4. painternoun

    A mountain lion, by mispronunciation of "panther".

  5. Etymology: influenced by paintre

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Painternoun

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Painternoun

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

  2. Painternoun

    the panther, or puma

  3. Painternoun

    one whose occupation is to paint

  4. Painternoun

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

  5. Painternoun

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

  6. 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

  2. pine tar

  3. repaint

  4. pterian

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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. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    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 . . .

  2. RAMANA PEMMARAJU:

    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!

  3. Laura Bush:

    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.

  4. Pablo Picasso:

    Sculpture is the best comment that a painter can make on painting.

  5. 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.

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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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