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makeup

or make-up

[ meyk-uhp ]
/ ˈmeɪkˌʌp /
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noun

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RELATED WORDS

paint, lipstick, style, layout, setup, content, shape, formation, design, nature, complexion, personality, foundation, face, powder, pancake, blush, greasepaint, scheme, assembly

Nearby words

makeover, maker, maker's mark, makerspace, makeshift, makeup, makeweight, makeyevka, makhachkala, makhlouf, maki

Origin of makeup

First recorded in 1805–15; noun use of verb phrase make up
Related formsnon·make·up, adjective
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