What does makeup mean?

Definitions for makeup
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. makeup, make-up, war paintnoun

    cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance

  2. makeup, make-upnoun

    an event that is substituted for a previously cancelled event

    "he missed the test and had to take a makeup"; "the two teams played a makeup one week later"

  3. constitution, composition, physical composition, makeup, make-upnoun

    the way in which someone or something is composed

Wiktionary

  1. makeupnoun

    An item's composition.

    To understand how a nuclear reactor works, we must first look at its makeup.

  2. makeupnoun

    Cosmetics; colorants and other substances applied to the skin to improve its appearance.

    She is wearing a lot of makeup.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of makeup in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of makeup in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of makeup in a Sentence

  1. Jessica Lowndes:

    It’s super important to come together as women, i recently took a stand in our fight against misogyny… I challenged women to take off their makeup and to either post a video or make a selfie and nominate other women in their life to do the same. For me it’s not an anti-makeup sort of thing; I love wearing makeup… It’s a way for girls to celebrate who they are and be confident and to feel beautiful. With everything going on right now, there is so much cyber-bullying and for me it’s so powerful every time someone posts these pictures.

  2. Ahmet Yavuz:

    The government and those who ran the armed forces ignored our warnings. They ruined the genetic makeup of the army and this created a space for the Gulenists to move within the army as they pleased.

  3. Herieth Paul:

    This past season has been the most diverse with many models sharing their experiences so let's hope it's not a trend but a breakthrough, i've had challenges finding work in some countries because black models weren't in season at that time, my hair and finding makeup to match my complexion have been the most difficult.

  4. Sarah Solomon:

    It was definitely New York glamourous — the black dress, leather pants and high heels, and an hour putting on my makeup, anyone would think I had a really fun life, meeting cool people and celebrities.

  5. Barbara Ledermann:

    If somebody would stop you, you could show the papers and a big smile, with the makeup still on, and it worked. I know I was scared and worried about it, but it never stopped me.

Images & Illustrations of makeup

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