Definition of painter-stainer in US English:

painter-stainer

noun

  • A person whose business or employment is painting or staining; specifically (now usually in form Painter-Stainer) a member of the Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers, a livery company of the City of London.

Origin

Early 16th century. From painter + stainer.

Pronunciation

painter-stainer

/ˌpeɪntəˈsteɪnə/