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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 of eyeliner
1955-1960
1955-60; eye + liner1
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  • Ange was bringing the white makeup and had promised to do my eyeliner and black nail-polish.

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British Dictionary definitions for eyeliner

eyeliner

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