/payn"tid/, adj.
1. reproduced or represented in paint: a painted image.
2. covered with a coating of paint: a painted chair.
3. unreal; artificial; feigned: a painted life.
4. exaggerated or misrepresented: a luridly painted version of what really happened.
5. covered with makeup, esp. to excess.
6. brightly colored or multicolored (used in combinations).
[1250-1300; ME; see PAINT, -ED2]

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