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painterly definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: having qualities unique to the art of painting

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: circa 1586 1. of, relating to, or typical of a painter ; artistic <painterly attention to detail> 2. suggestive or characteristic of a painting or of the art of painting <painterly photography>; especially marked by an openness of form which is not linear and in which sharp outlines are lacking <painterly brushwork> <a painterly landscape> painterliness noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 a using paint well; artistic. b characteristic of a painter or paintings. 2 (of a painting) lacking clearly defined outlines.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Painterly Paint"er*ly, a. Like a painter's work. [Obs.] ``A painterly glose of a visage.'' --Sir P. Sidney.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Painterly means relating to or characteristic of painting or painters. ...his painterly talents... The film has a painterly eye. ADJ: usu ADJ n


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