1 person whose job is to paint buildings, walls, etc.
ADJ. self-employed | house
PHRASES painter and decorator He now works as a painter and decorator.
2 artist who paints pictures
ADJ. celebrated, distinguished, great, famous, master, well-known some of the great painters of the last century the Dutch master painter Jan Vermeer | good, talented | amateur, professional | contemporary, modern an exhibition of works by contemporary painters | court Rudolf II's court painter | abstract, animal, figurative, fresco, genre, landscape, miniature, portrait, realist, watercolour | Cubist, Impressionist, etc. > Note at JOB