paint1 S2 W3 [uncountable]
a liquid that you put on a surface, using a brush to make the surface a particular colour:
a can of blue paint
Wet paint (=used as a warning on signs when something has just been painted)
The whole house could do with a fresh coat of paint.
peeling/flaking paint (=old paint that is starting to come off the surface)
All this room needs is a lick of paint (=paint used to make a place more attractive).
tubes or dry blocks of a coloured substance, used for painting pictures:
acrylic and oil paints