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paint·er1

painter1

 
 
pronunciation:
peIn tr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who paints pictures.
Picasso was a famous painter.
 
definition 2: a worker who covers the surfaces of buildings with paint.
The painter put a coat of paint on the living room walls.
 
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The word painter contains the following part:
-er, -or, -ar2 Latin noun-forming suffix that means a person or thing that does
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The suffix group -er , -or , -ar2 turns verbs into agent nouns.
synonyms:
-ist, -ite2, -ator, -an, -ian, -ean