air|brush

air|brush «AIR BRUHSH», noun, verb.
–noun.
1. a device somewhat like an atomizer, operated by compressed air, that is used to spray paint on a surface.
–transitive verb.
1. to paint or touch up with an airbrush: »

The Times airbrushed out the player and printed his shadow (Time).

2. Figurative. to alter in order to minimize or hide flaws, as if using an airbrush on a picture: »

Scholars rejected the biography of Jane Austen as an airbrushed version of the novelists life story.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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