pointillism


pointillism
poin|til|lis|m [ˈpwæntılızəm, ˈpɔın-] n [U]
[Date: 1900-2000; : French; Origin: pointillisme, from point 'spot']
a style of painting popular in the late 19th century that uses small spots of colour all over the painting, rather than brush strokes
>pointillist adj
>pointillist n

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.