noun \ma-ˈsker-ə, -ˈska-rə\

: a type of makeup used for darkening and thickening eyelashes

Full Definition of MASCARA

:  a cosmetic especially for making the eyelashes darker and more prominent
mas·ca·raed \-əd, -rəd\ adjective

Origin of MASCARA

probably from Italian maschera mask
First Known Use: 1886

Rhymes with MASCARA


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