Top Definition
The term that antique appraisers and collectors use to describe rust or age on an old object to try to increase its value.
"My 85 Oldsmobile Cutlass Brougham has a very nice patina on it."
"No! Don't buff out the patina on my Grandma's chastity belt you idiot!"
by meetoo September 06, 2003
These days is it just a pretentious euphemism for "rust", used by people trying to impress others with the originality of their crappy vehicle. Previously used by antique dealers and art historians to describe things like 200 year old furniture or paintings, but now used by Joe Blow to describe a rusted '73 Oldsmobile.
"I blame American Pickers for popularizing the use of the word "patina" to describe someone's rusted, dented and faded old vehicle".
by TheOriginalScoobydubious February 09, 2015
Verb. To throw a load of feces in a sleeping person's face. Preferably while filming for distribution on youtube. Similar to antique.
Alex got drunk and passed out last night, so we patina'ed him and posted the video for the world to see.
by Joie de Vivre February 22, 2008
verb: the act of throwing a load of scat in the face of an unsuspecting victim while asleep or passed out, preferably videotaped for distribution on the internet. Similar to antiquing.
Dude, Jojo is totalled passed out, let's antique him!

I'm actually feeling a little bit adventurous, let's go with the patina tonight. Go grab the camcorder.
by gogo gadget penis February 23, 2008

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