A painter at work



  • An artist who paints pictures.
  • A laborer or workman who paints surfaces using a paintbrush or other means.
  • A chain or rope used to attach the shank of an anchor to the side of a ship when not in use.
  • A rope that is attached to the bow of a dinghy, or other small boat, and used for tying up or towing.
  • A mountain lion.


  • Image:Milan-Kecic.jpg|thumb|A painter at work
  • From paint + -er, influenced by Middle French paintre.
  • Probably from Middle French pendeur.
  • From a variation of panther, by mispronunciation.

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