beauty mark

noun

Definition of beauty mark

: a small dark mark (such as a mole) on the skin especially of the face

Examples of beauty mark in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Now, with the help of the SPHERE instrument at the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope in Chile, a team of researchers has homed in on some of the beauty marks speckling the asteroid’s surface. Katherine J. Wu, Smithsonian Magazine, "The Most Cratered Object in the Asteroid Belt Looks Like a Golf Ball," 13 Feb. 2020 In Vox Lux, those makeup tricks are sometimes deployed in subtle ways, like the drawn-on facial moles that young Celeste wears to match Portman's real-life beauty marks. Laura Regensdorf, Vogue, "Natalie Portman's Pop Star Turn in Vox Lux Bristles with Apocalyptic Foreboding...and Glitter," 13 Dec. 2018 But these are just beauty marks to Dieffenbach’s Potato Chips of Pennsylvania, which searches for potatoes that don’t pass muster or meet chip manufacturers’ standards. Ann Trieger Kurland, BostonGlobe.com, "Ugly potatoes make yummy chips," 30 July 2019 The actor, musician, and even makeup line founder has made her fashion and beauty mark throughout Hollywood, breaking shoe rules and becoming our personal style hero. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Bella Thorne Rocked Armpit Hair and Green Eye Makeup," 3 Oct. 2018 Watch as Rose works her way through Photoshop at lightning speed like a pro, adding small details like a beauty mark and unibrow. Leah Prinzivalli, Allure, "Watch Ruby Rose Test Drive a Mullet Via Our Virtual Photoshop Makeover," 1 Aug. 2018 The depiction of the actress also features her beauty mark and raised right eyebrow — a characteristic for which she was known, according to her IMDB page. Jennifer Calfas, Fortune, "Iconic Mexican Actress María Félix Would Have Been 104 Today," 8 Apr. 2018 His lack of winter aviation experience notwithstanding, Presley, who got his mom’s famous beauty mark (on his right cheek) and has a tattoo on his arm (be grateful), seems to worry her less. Brooks Barnes, Town & Country, "How Cindy Crawford Became the Ultimate Model Matriarch," 4 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of beauty mark

1848, in the meaning defined above

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“Beauty mark.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beauty%20mark. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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