What does makeup mean?

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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. Danielle Lindemann:

    It may seem absurd to us that these women are wearing sequined evening gowns, with faces full of makeup at 10 a.m., eyelashes stretching out to infinity, but we're doing what they're doing in a more muted way every day.

  2. Ericka Phillips:

    But no primping? this is New York City, we're all extremely busy and women are judged by looks, so they might want to put on some makeup.

  3. Dick Van Dyke:

    … I get to do a little song and dance number, i gotta be a part of it… This time there’s no four hours in the makeup chair, I grew into the part! I don’t have to wear makeup at all!

  4. John Block:

    Whether it be paying $62,500 in hush money to sexual accusers for crotch-grabbing incidents or delving out over $6,000 to her daughter for hair and makeup, institutions New Mexicans are supposed to rely on refuse to hold the governor accountable.

  5. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff:

    We have large black populations in our two countries. We are countries marked by a very significant ethnic and multicultural variety in our population makeup, and that is a major asset, the wonderful heritage in our population. The same is true for the U.S.

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