Synonyms and Antonyms for paint-the-lily

1. paint the lily (v.)

make unnecessary additions to what is already complete

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2. lily-of-the-valley tree (n.)

broad-leaved evergreen Asiatic shrub with glossy leaves and drooping clusters of white flowers

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3. paint the lily (v.)

adorn unnecessarily (something that is already beautiful)

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5. paint (v.)

apply paint to; coat with paint

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6. paint (v.)

make a painting of

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7. paint (n.)

a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating

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8. paint (n.)

makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks

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9. paint (v.)

apply a liquid to; e.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil

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10. paint (n.)

(basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court

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