Meaning of fine liner in English:

fine liner

Pronunciation /ˌfʌɪn ˈlʌɪnə/


  • 1 rare A person who paints fine lines on something, especially the body of a vehicle.

  • 2A pencil, brush, pen, etc., for drawing fine lines; now especially (often as one word) a type of felt-tip pen with a very fine nib.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in The English Mechanic. From fine + liner.