beauty mark


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The Band-Aid is the new beauty mark—just ask Jennie Kim. Lauren Puckett-pope, ELLE, 7 Mar. 2023 Makeup artist Kristofer Buckle added even more emphasis to her villainous character with a faint black beauty mark, arched eyebrows, and a dramatic eyeliner wing. Chelsea Avila, Allure, 2 Nov. 2022 The beauty mark drawn right above her lip completed the look. Gabi Thorne, Allure, 4 Nov. 2022 The two eyes are cameras, the mouth is the LED flash, and a microphone is a small beauty mark on the right. Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, 4 Oct. 2022 Karlie Kloss channeled Marilyn Monroe with glam eye makeup and a signature beauty mark. Taylor Lane, Peoplemag, 12 Oct. 2022 Her beauty mark, her blonde hair, and that slash of red lipstick are iconic in their own right. Maureen Lee Lenker,, 28 Sep. 2022 When someone sports a beauty mark with red lips, Monroe instantly springs to mind. Time, 27 Sep. 2022 The song further compliments the woman in sunglasses, admiring her beauty mark and fair skin. Brahmjot Kaur, NBC News, 16 Sep. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1848, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of beauty mark was in 1848

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“Beauty mark.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

Kids Definition

beauty mark

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