airbrush (third-person singular simple present airbrushes, present participle airbrushing, simple past and past participle airbrushed)
1.an atomizer for spraying paint.
2.to paint or decorate, using an airbrush, to airbrush murals; to airbrush silk kimonos.
3.to remove or alter by or as by means of an airbrush, to airbrush facial lines from a photograph.
4.to prettify or sanitize, airbrushed versions of modern history.
1. an atomizer for spraying paint or varnish by means of compressed air verb (transitive)
2. to paint or varnish (something) by using an airbrush
3. to improve the image of (a person or thing) by concealing defects beneath a bland exterior, an airbrushed version of the government's record Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source
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