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Definition of "paintbrush" [paint•brush]

  • A brush for applying paint. (noun)
  • The Indian paintbrush. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "paintbrush" in a sentence
  • "The artist's paintbrush is a twenty-two ton pelleteuse."
  • "Pelosi gets caught bloviating about the same national securty issue that she had full knowledge of. its called the paintbrush of hypocrisy."
  • "If you happened to be wandering around the premises wearing coveralls, carrying a bucket of institutional-white paint that is a perfect color match, your paintbrush was already wet, and you happened to notice a crack in thepaint ..."