What does makeup mean?

Definitions for makeup
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. makeup, make-up, war paint(noun)

    cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance

  2. makeup, make-up(noun)

    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-up(noun)

    the way in which someone or something is composed

Wiktionary

  1. makeup(Noun)

    An item's composition.

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

  2. makeup(Noun)

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

    She is wearing a lot of makeup.

Editors Contribution

  1. makeup

    A product or substance in many forms applied to the skin.

    Makeup comes in many forms - liquid, powder, cream etc and is used by people for many reasons e.g. in the theatre, to dress up for a night out, to wear during the day etc.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on July 21, 2015  

How to pronounce makeup?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say makeup in sign language?

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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. Dennis Hurley:

    That's a role that I could've done without makeup.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    Man could be self-made but Woman would be makeup-made.

  3. Dolly Partonhas:

    I’m most comfortable in high heels and wigs and makeup and gaudy clothes.

  4. Carrie Underwoods:

    But now if I put makeup on, he's like, ‘Mommy, your boo-boo's all gone.’.

  5. Heather Bradley:

    She sat still while they did her hair and makeup. She pretty much cooperated the whole time.

Images & Illustrations of makeup

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