blush·​er ˈblə-shər How to pronounce blusher (audio)
plural blushers
: one who blushes
or blusher veil : a short veil that is worn over the face (as by a bride) and that is often attached to a longer veil
To stay within her $40,000 budget, she is shaving costs by using her mother's veil as her blusher and a relative's center stone in her engagement ring.Jennifer Roddy

Examples of blusher in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cream blushers and liquid highlighters are great for this. Elle Turner, Glamour, 20 Jan. 2024 For the flush itself, seek out cream blushers, like Summer Fridays’ new Blush Balm Sticks, and melt into your skin using the fingers or a Beautyblender. Hannah Coates, Vogue, 7 Aug. 2023 Case in point: Merit Beauty's lightweight blusher has a microfine pigment that blends with your skin without concealing your natural texture. Roxanne Adamiyatt,, 28 Apr. 2023 Swipe the blusher onto your cheeks, eyes, or lips for a touch of matte color then use the brush on the opposite end of the stick to blend it out. Women's Health, 10 Feb. 2023 Featuring natural hues that can be used separately for a more sculpted look or blended together for a quick glow, this blusher comes in four different shades to match your complexion. Nicole Briese, USA TODAY, 14 Aug. 2020 Shiseido, Nars’s parent company, says that two Orgasm blushers are sold each minute. Tatum Dooley, Teen Vogue, 14 Aug. 2019 Chanel also custom-made both of the bride’s veils—a long cathedral for the ceremony and the short chin-length blusher for the Venetian masquerade reception—as well as her shoes. Alexandra MacOn, Vogue, 21 June 2018 Waight Keller's team at Givenchy embroidered the trim of the veil and blusher with flowers–and not just any buds and blooms. Carrie Goldberg, Harper's BAZAAR, 19 May 2018 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1586, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of blusher was in 1586

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“Blusher.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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