painted woman

painted woman

n
old-fashioned derogatory a woman whose appearance suggests she is promiscuous
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painted woman

nFlittchen nt (inf)
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After a debut at the Bentonville Film Festival, Painted Woman producer Steven Paul plans to distribute it under his company, Echo Bridge.
According to Apache legend, White Shell Woman, (alternatively named White Painted Woman or Changing Woman), survives a flood by floating in an abalone shell, establishing the Apache puberty ceremony to teach the sacred rites of womanhood.
The clown goes over to the painting and brings the painted woman to life; together they ridicule the artist who is finally left alone, with a blank canvas.
Instead of the child-like fruit on the tree being the cynosure our eyes were led to look at the blandly painted woman who lacked a figure-ground relationship even though it gave the impression of being connected to the tree.
Observing the anniversary of the assault, students of various schools in Delhi gathered at Dilli Ht (a popular Delhi hangout spot) and offered flowers and painted woman figures to pay their tributes to the brave heart.
Alas, it was alluring - but deceptive, like a painted woman.
New York City will reportedly pay $15,000 to settle allegations that police officers treated a painted woman like, well, a painted woman.
Admittedly, in the case of a certain Italian rhyming proverb, he would have done better to stick with the usual English version ("From four things God preserve us- a painted woman, a conceited valet, salt beef without mustard, and a little late dinner"), which, though unrhymed, is more accurate than his version (150).
Ellie, aged 48, of Wyken, who also painted Woman on the Verge, said: "Both pieces are about the person within.
I thought this painted woman might be enticing the dead to return, but I know now it's really the living who require such ministrations (in whose faces, alas, we see death afoot).
On "Picasso," a song about a man obsessed with a painted woman, Cope shows his propensity for folky tales involving strange characters.
This chapter could be more pointed in analyzing the ways in which White Painted Woman and her relationship with Ussen (the Giver of Life) and Child-of-the-Water (her son) set up a model of gender relations for Chiricahua men and women.