moisturizer

[ mois-chuh-rahy-zer ]
/ ˈmɔɪs tʃəˌraɪ zər /

noun

a cosmetic preparation, as a cream or lotion, used to restore moisture to the skin, especially of the face and neck.

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Origin of moisturizer

First recorded in 1955–60; moisturize + -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM moisturizer

de·mois·tur·iz·er, noun

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moisturizer

moisturiser

/ (ˈmɔɪstʃəˌraɪzə) /

noun

a cosmetic cream, lotion, etc applied to the skin to add or restore moisture to it
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