Definition of varnish

Definition of varnish
  1. varnish Noun A type of paint with a solvent that evaporates to leave a hard, transparent, glossy film.
  2. varnish Noun Anything resembling such a paint.
  3. varnish Noun By extension: A deceptively showy appearance.
  4. varnish Verb To apply varnish.
  5. varnish Verb To cover up with varnish.
  6. varnish Verb To gloss over a defect.
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