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kohl

1

[ kohl ]

noun

  1. a powder, as finely powdered antimony sulfide, used as a cosmetic to darken the eyelids, eyebrows, etc.


Kohl

2

[ kohl ]

noun

  1. Hel·mut [hel, -m, oo, t], 1930–2017, German political leader: chancellor of West Germany (1982–90); chancellor of Germany 1990–98.

Kohl

1

/ kəʊl /

noun

  1. KohlHelmut1930MGermanPOLITICS: statesman Helmut (ˈhɛlmuːt). born 1930, German statesman: chancellor of West Germany (1982–90) and of Germany (1990–98)


kohl

2

/ kəʊl /

noun

  1. a cosmetic powder used, originally esp in Muslim and Asian countries, to darken the area around the eyes. It is usually powdered antimony sulphide

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Word History and Origins

Origin of kohl1

1790–1800; < Arabic kohl, variant of kuhl. See alcohol

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Word History and Origins

Origin of kohl1

C18: from Arabic kohl; see alcohol

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Example Sentences

Bed Bath & Beyond and Kohl’s have previously said their decisions were driven by low customer demand, and the other companies did not respond to requests for comment.

Retailers, including Kohl’s, have also used AR try-on to reach consumers.

The brand has seen a 30% increase in revenue from 2019-2020 after securing distribution deals with Kohl’s and Costco.

From Digiday

In March, as non-essential retailers like Kohl’s and Old Navy were ordered to close stores indefinitely, they were least able to fall back on big and established e-commerce businesses.

From Fortune

The Kohl’s Camps “Gold Package” — which promises exposure and an opportunity to be nationally ranked, along with a one- or two-day camp and a showcase appearance — costs $795.

Bedouin women wore bright clothes and burqas, the parting of their hair and their kohl-lined eyes left exposed.

Her eyes were exaggerated with thick lines of kohl reaching all the way to her temples.

She beat out popular former governor Tommy Thompson for the seat of retiring Democratic Sen. Herb Kohl.

Earlier this month, Ryan wore a $70 printed dress from Kohl's when Ryan's candidacy was announced.

On June 3, 2008 Ryan sent a letter to Wagoner cosigned by Feingold and Sen. Herb Kohl.

In the Kohl-rabi (Brassica oleracea caulo-rapa) it is the stem.

There are some very distressing stories in Kohl (Kitchi Gami, p. 355-359).

Kohl speaks of seeing inside the medicine wigwam, during the great medicine ceremonies of the Ojibwa, "a snow-white powder."

I ran my forefinger over the departures from Kohl to Carlsruhe.

It is a belief among Mussulman women that Mahomet prescribed the usage of kohl, but this idea is probably born of the desire.

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