Pronunciation: (pān'tid), [key]
1. reproduced or represented in paint: a painted image.
2. covered with a coating of paint: a painted chair.
3. unreal; artificial; feigned: a painted life.
4. exaggerated or misrepresented: a luridly painted version of what really happened.
5. covered with makeup, esp. to excess.
6. brightly colored or multicolored (used in combinations).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.