Definitions for: Painter


[n] large American feline resembling a lion
[n] a line that is attached to the bow of a boat and used for tying up (as when docking or towing)
[n]
[n] a worker who is employed to cover objects with paint



Webster (1913) Definition: Paint"er (p[=a]nt"[~e]r), n. [OE, pantere a noose,
snare, F. panti[`e]re, LL. panthera, L. panther a hunting
net, fr. Gr. panqh`ra; pa^s all + qh`r beast; cf. Ir.
painteir a net, gin, snare, Gael. painntear.] (Naut.)
A rope at the bow of a boat, used to fasten it to anything.
--Totten.


Paint"er, n. [Corrupt. of panther.] (Zo["o]l.)
The panther, or puma. [A form representing an illiterate
pronunciation, U. S.] --J. F. Cooper.


Paint"er, n. [See lst Paint.]
One whose occupation is to paint; esp.:
(a) One who covers buildings, ships, ironwork, and the like,
with paint.
(b) An artist who represents objects or scenes in color on a
flat surface, as canvas, plaster, or the like.

Painter's colic. (Med.) See Lead colic, under Colic.

Painter stainer.
(a) A painter of coats of arms. --Crabb.
(b) A member of a livery company or guild in London, bearing
this name.

Synonyms: catamount, cougar, Felis concolor, mountain lion, panther, puma

See Also: abstract artist, abstractionist, Adnre Derain, Alberti, Alberto Giacometti, artist, Bell, Benton, Blake, Braque, Cezanne, Chagall, Childe Hassam, Chirico, colorist, Constable, Copley, Corot, Courbet, creative person, cubist, Dali, dauber, Daumier, David, Davis, de Kooning, Delacroix, Derain, distortionist, Dufy, Duncan Grant, Duncan James Corrow Grant, Ernst, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Eugene Delacroix, Fauve, fauvist, Felis, Ferdinand Victor Eugene Delacroix, finisher, Fragonard, Francisco de Goya, Francisco Goya, Francisco Jose de Goya, Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes, Frederick Childe Hassam, Fry, Gainsborough, Gauguin, genus Felis, Georges Braque, Giacometti, Giorgio de Chirico, Goya, Goya y Lucientes, Grant, Gris, Gustave Courbet, Hassam, Hokusai, Homer, Honore Daumier, house painter, impressionist, Ingres, Jacques Louis David, Jaun Gris, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, Jean Baptiste Camille Corot, Jean Honore Fragonard, John Constable, John Copley, John Singleton Copley, Kandinsky, Katsushika Hokusai, Kent, Kirchner, landscapist, Leon Battista Alberti, letterer, limner, line, Marc Chagall, Max Ernst, miniaturist, muralist, oil painter, old master, Paul Cezanne, Paul Gauguin, pointilist, portrait painter, portraitist, portrayer, Postimpressionist, Raoul Dufy, realist, Rockwell Kent, Roger Eliot Fry, Roger Fry, Salvidor Dali, scene painter, scenic artist, sign painter, skilled worker, stippler, Stuart Davis, Thomas Gainsborough, Thomas Hart Benton, trained worker, Vanessa Bell, Vanessa Stephen, Wassily Kandinsky, watercolorist, watercolourist, wildcat, Willem de Kooning, William Blake, Winslow Homer

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