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moisturizer

[mois-chuh-rahy-zer]
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noun
  1. 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
Related formsde·mois·tur·iz·er, noun
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moisturizer

moisturiser

noun
  1. a cosmetic cream, lotion, etc applied to the skin to add or restore moisture to it
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Word Origin and History for moisturizer

n.

1915, from moisture; attested earlier than moisturize.

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