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eyeliner

[ahy-lahy-ner] /ˈaɪˌlaɪ nər/
noun
1.
a cosmetic for the eyelids, usually applied in a thin line close to the lashes to accentuate the eyes.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; eye + liner1
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Examples from the web for eyeliner
  • Nothing is more frustrating than an eyeliner that seems to disappear an hour after its application.
  • He went so heavy on eyeliner and eye shadow that he himself laughs when he sees the movie today.
  • Her people pluck out their eyelashes, burn color pencils for eyeliner, search the bushes for cigarette butts.
  • Ample eyeliner and hair extensions were added to give him more of a roguish appearance.
  • Has tattoos done with ink containing metal or permanent eyeliner.
  • Also, any liquid makeup such as eyeliner should be placed in the baggie.
British Dictionary definitions for eyeliner

eyeliner

/ˈaɪˌlaɪnə/
noun
1.
a cosmetic used to outline the eyes
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