painting - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
noun 

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/ˈpeɪntɪŋ/
singularpainting
pluralpaintings
  1. 1
    [countable] a picture made using paint

    a painting by Picasso

  2. 2
    [uncountable] the activity of using paint to create a picture

    After retirement he took up painting and photography.

  3. 3
    [uncountable] the activity of using paint to cover something such as a wall, door, or piece of furniture

    He does jobs for me like painting and decorating.