paint noun

ADJ. thick | runny, thin | fresh | dry, wet | emulsion, enamel, gloss, matt, metallic, satin, spray | lead, lead-based, oil-based, water-based | acrylic, oil, poster an artist working with acrylic paints

QUANT. blob, speck, splash, spot Specks of paint found at the scene were found to match the accused's car. | coat I'll give the walls a fresh coat of paint. | layer The artist has used several layers of paint to create the stormy sky. | lick (informal) A lick of paint will do wonders for the room. | jar, pot, tube | box, set a set of watercolour paints

VERB + PAINT apply, put on, spray | daub with, spatter with, splash with | remove, scrape off, strip (off) | mix | dilute, thin

PAINT + VERB dry | blister, chip, crack, flake (off), peel Paint was peeling from the walls.

PAINT + NOUN brush (also paintbrush) | pot | manufacturer, shop | job We did a quick paint job on the car and hoped the damage wasn't noticeable.