Definition of Maquillage

1. Noun. Makeup, cosmetics, or its application, especially in theatrical or excessive use. (defdate from 19th c.) ¹



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Definition of Maquillage

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maquillage

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maquettes
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maquiladoras
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maquillage (current term)
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Literary usage of Maquillage

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1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1868)
"Health is the best maquillage. The advice of Thomas Walker, MA, late "one of the police magistrates of the metropolis," is worth fifty guides to the toilet. ..."

2. The Savoy: An Illustrated Monthly of 1896 Reproduced in Five Volumes by Arthur Symons (1896)
"maquillage, to be attractive, must of course be unnecessary. As a disguise for age or misfortune, it has no interest for me. But, of all places, ..."

3. Studies and Appreciations by William Sharp, Elizabeth Amelia Sharp (1912)
"le ' maquillage,' cet extraordinaire hosannah, celebrant le charme dolent des epidemics fanes." But as a matter of fact one has soon too much of this ..."

4. Voyage en Russie by Théophile Gautier (1867)
"La transformation était complète; Cordelia n'aurait pu se douter qu'elle avait pour père un nègre. — Jamais l'art du maquillage ne fut poussé plus loin. ..."

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