eyeblack

or eye-black

[ ahy-blak ]
/ ˈaɪˌblæk /

noun

black pigment smudged on the face under the eyes, especially by athletes to reduce sun glare.

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British Dictionary definitions for eyeblack

eyeblack
/ (ˈaɪˌblæk) /

noun

another name for mascara
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