paint verb

ADV. carefully | badly, crudely The walls had been painted very badly. a crudely painted human figure | beautifully, exquisitely | brightly, gaily the cheerful, brightly painted doors | garishly, gaudily

PREP. in an artist who usually paints in oils | on I like to paint on canvas. | with Paint the box all over with varnish.

PHRASES freshly/newly painted, paint sth blue, white, etc. We painted the walls light green.