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oops paint

oops paint  n.— «Just for the record, that can of stain should have never been put on the shelf. It should have been “Oops’d” and put with all the Oops paint, marked down to like $1 or something.» —“Re: Home Depot Stories...

oops paint

oops paint  n.— «I scour around places like Home Depot or Scotty’s,…and I buy their “oops” paint…you know, mixing accidents. I pick it up cheap, and when you need 750 gallons of paint, cheap is nice...

oops paint

oops paint  n.— «Hirschfield’s paint store donated what is called in the trade “oops” paint—paint that customers brought back or was improperly mixed or is substandard.» —“Gang scrawls fade as mural grows” by...

ragging

ragging  n.— «The walls are a subtle rose color done with a technique called ragging, in which paint is applied with a rag rather than a brush. The color matches the border of the Art Deco rug.» —“Two Country Houses and One Romance...

Frankenstein

Frankenstein  n.— «There’s an ironic local expression that sums it up: Frankenstein. It describes an old object or concept injected with new life through fresh components—”antique” chairs bolstered by new arms and legs...

paint the pig

paint the pig  v. phr.— «For Office 2007, Microsoft has finally given up on what the company internally refers to as “painting the pig.” For the first time ever, Office has been given a thorough UI overall.» —“Microsoft...

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