- n a drawing of the outlines of forms or objects
- v trace the shape of
- v make a portrait of
- Here, though, limning the attempts of FBI agent Reeves to infiltrate Swayze's beach-bum bank gang, Bigelow often forsakes her wits.
- In a few weeks, when I get around to a column on Cole Porter and "De-lovely," I'll surely be limning, and humming, the songs Porter wrote for "Kiss Me, Kate.
- The word for this, derived from medieval illuminating of manuscripts, was "limning.