Pronunciation: (pān'tid),[key] —adj. 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).