A paint in which the vehicle is a drying oil. Also called oil color.(noun)
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Use "oil paint" in a sentence
"‘No, I don’t think so,’ said Battle, messing with oil paint which he squeezed from fat and filthy-looking tubes."
"Gilt-framed portraits of past judges hung on the walls, their thick oil paint glistening darkly in the recessed lights."