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The smell of alcohol on a person who works in the trades. Comes from the assumption most painters are alcoholics. This works for any blue collar worker that drinks heavily
Me: what the hell is taking so long with my painter??

John: why, is he taking a long time?

Me: well, he's been in that one room all afternoon.

John: you should check to see if he's wearing painters cologne.

Me: he did have a couple of drinks at lunch.
by Stinger1793 July 12, 2014
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