(adjective, verb)


1. coated with paint

- freshly painted lawn furniture

Similar word(s): finished, finished, stained, varnished, whitewashed

2. lacking substance or vitality as if produced by painting

- in public he wore a painted smile

Similar word(s): artificial, unreal

3. having makeup applied

- brazen painted faces

Similar word(s): rouged

4. having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly

- the painted desert

Similar word(s): colored, colorful, coloured, calico, motley, multicolor, multicolored, multicolour, multicoloured, particolored, particoloured, piebald, pied, varicolored, varicoloured

Sentences with painted as an adjective:

- The painted desert, painted turtle

- A painted lady


1. simple past tense and past participle of paint