an oily mixture of melted tallow or grease and a pigment, used by actors, clowns, etc., for making up their faces.
paint, lipstick, varnish, oil, enamel, color, makeup, cosmetic, pigment, wax, dye, stain, latex, acrylic, foundation, face, powder, pancake, blush, flat
Origin of grease paint
First recorded in 1885–90
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a waxy or greasy substance used as make-up by actors
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