Definition of Mascara

1. Noun. Makeup that is used to darken and thicken the eye lashes.

Generic synonyms: Make-up, Makeup, War Paint



Definition of Mascara

1. Noun. A cosmetic used to darken and thicken the eyelashes. ¹

2. Verb. To apply mascara to the eyelashes ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mascara

1. to color the eyelashes or eyebrows with a cosmetic [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mascara

marzipan
marzipan layer
marzipans
maréchaussée
mas
mas'r
masa
masala
masala chai
masalas
masaman
masas
masc
mascagnite
mascara (current term)
mascaraed
mascaraing
mascaras
mascaron
mascarons
mascarpone
mascarpones
maschaladenitis
maschale
maschalephidrosis
maschaloncus
maschalyperidrosis
mascle

Literary usage of Mascara

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1. Letters from the South by Thomas Campbell (1837)
"I HAVE been at mascara, eighty miles in the interior. I have slept under an Arab tent, and I have spent some days in a town o2 ..."

2. Universal Geography: Or, a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1826)
"It is divided into four provinces, mascara in the west ; the province of Algiers; ... On the coast of the provinco of mascara, ..."

3. The French in Algiers by Clemens Lamping, François Antoine Alby (1845)
"THE next day the Kait of mascara announced to us that we were soon to proceed to Algiers, and that he had received orders from Abd-el-Kader to clothe us, ..."

4. A Journal of a Residence in the Esmailla of Abd-el-Kader and of Travels in by Scott (1842)
"JUNE 8th: great debates have been held as to the retaking mascara, most of the Emir's personal staff being of opinion that it would be advisable to attempt ..."

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