Paint·er, n. One whose occupation is to paint; esp.: (a) One who covers buildings, ships, ironwork, and the like, with paint. (b) An artist who represents objects or scenes in color on a flat surface, as canvas, plaster, or the like.
Painter's colic. Med. See Lead colic, under Colic.
Painter stainer. (a) A painter of coats of arms. --Crabb. (b) A member of a livery company or guild in London, bearing this name.