verb (used with object)
- mascagni, pietro,
- mascarene grass,
- mascarene islands,
Origin of mascara
Examples from the Web for mascara
Storage containers hold a treasure trove of mascara, lipstick, blush, and other makeup.
Obviously as Secretary of State the most pressing concern she had was mascara.Should We Judge Hillary’s Hair or Christie’s Weight?|Keli Goff|January 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What better way to sell a deodorant or mascara than by buttressing a show that screams girl power and body pride?
No one thinks to transform him into an Adonis, to require him to mascara his lashes or tint his cheekbones a delicate pink.
I picked out a faint lavender scent, and then bought some lipstick, mascara, and eyebrow pencil.Exile from Space|Judith Merril
The road, 80 kilomtres long, which connects Mostaganem with Mascara, was covered to the whole of its extent.The Insect World|Louis Figuier
Mascara is a town of the French colonial type, few vestiges of the Moorish period remaining.
He went to Algeria in 1835, served in the expedition to Mascara, at the capture of Tlemcen, and in 1837 became captain.
There was mascara around her eyes and they dilated and blinked in a foolish and flirtatious way; her voice was syrup.Gladiator|Philip Wylie
Word Origin for mascara
cosmetic for coloring eyelashes, 1883, mascaro (modern form from 1922), from Spanish mascara "a stain, a mask," from same source as Italian maschera "mask" (see mask (v.)).