paintwork

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

paint +‎ work

Noun[edit]

paintwork (countable and uncountable, plural paintworks)

  1. The painted surface of a car, building, etc.
    • 2017 April 6, Samira Shackle, “On the frontline with Karachi’s ambulance drivers”, in the Guardian[1]:
      At night, some nap on their stretchers. High up on a wall, stuck to peeling paintwork, are photographs of eight drivers killed in service.

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