PAINTER in a Sentence

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As for the painters who commanded these extraordinary prices, they rivaled each other in ostentation and vanity.

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 Meanings and Examples of PAINTER
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
painter
 n.  a worker who is to cover objects with paint
 n.  an artist who paints
Classic Sentence: (107 in 8 pages)
1  He's a painter, Titorelli's just his artistic name, I don't even know what his real name is.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
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2  did not understand, and even the painter laughed as the hunchback whirled round in his hand.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
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3  "Not even just you," said the painter, as he went to the door and locked it.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
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4  The painter glanced through the letter and threw it down onto the bed.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
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5  looked at the painter in astonishment.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
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6  could not understand and asked the painter about it.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
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7  "That's the figure of justice," said the painter, finally.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
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8  "I'm just doing what the client wanted," said the painter.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
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9  pretending not fully to understand what the painter said.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
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10  "Yeah, gentlemen like this are very vain," said the painter.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
11  found the painter's work more engrossing than he had wanted; but finally he reproached himself for staying so long without having done anything relevant to his own affair.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
12  "I'm not allowed to tell you that," the painter answered.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
13  took this to be just a foible of the painter's, and it irritated him as it made him lose time.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
14  "And that's how it is with me," said the painter, and nodded with a frown.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
15  had intended to stay for only a very short time, but the painter's invitation was nonetheless very welcome.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
Example Sentence:
1  He is an artist, just as surely as Rembrandt or any other first-rate portrait painter is one.
2  The painter evolved his ideas about the form and color out of the work of an earlier artist.
3  True coral needs no painter's brush.
4  This is the official version of the painter's biography.
5  The painter painted the gate black.
6  The painter brushed over the canvas to bring out a more vivid effect.
7  He had met his old lady when he was a house painter and she was a waitress.
8  As a professional painter, she scorns the efforts of amateurs.
9  The painter drew the scene from memory.
10  She was a distinguished scientist and a gifted painter into the bargain.
11  The painter was an astute observer, noticing every tiny detail of her model's appearance and knowing exactly how important each one was.
12  Some thought Salvador Dali was a brilliant painter; others dismissed him as a poseur.
13  As for the painters who commanded these extraordinary prices, they rivaled each other in ostentation and vanity.