Paint·er n. Naut. A rope at the bow of a boat, used to fasten it to anything.
Paint·er, n. Zool. The panther, or puma. [A form representing an illiterate pronunciation, U. S.]
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.
n 1: an artist who paints
2: a worker who is employed to cover objects with paint
3: a line that is attached to the bow of a boat and used for
tying up (as when docking or towing)
4: large American feline resembling a lion [syn: cougar, puma,
catamount, mountain lion, panther, Felis concolor]