Definition of paintress in English:

paintress

noun

  • 1A woman who paints pictures; a female artist who works with paint.

  • 2A woman employed to paint ceramics.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Boccaccio's De Claris Mulieribus.

Pronunciation

paintress

/peɪnˈtrɛs//ˈpeɪntrɪs/