bronzing

noun

bronz·​ing ˈbrän-ziŋ How to pronounce bronzing (audio)
: a bronze coloring or discoloration (as of leaves)

Examples of bronzing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s a bronzing primer that evens skin and plumps fine lines, and a foundation that targets acne and eczema. Charu Suri, Condé Nast Traveler, 9 Mar. 2022 Herbert says her job on Minx ran the gamut: body bronzing, corrective makeup to cover tattoos, traditional makeup like eye shadow and foundation, application of facial hair and merkins, and, yes, prosthetic genitalia. Kirbie Johnson, Allure, 16 Nov. 2022 Injections by arborists can protect phoenix and similar palms from lethal bronzing disease. Tom MacCubbin, Orlando Sentinel, 1 Oct. 2022 In addition to complementing a range of skin tones, darker and lighter colors can be used for other purposes, like bronzing, contouring, and highlighting. Theresa Holland, PEOPLE.com, 22 July 2022 Because this method would work with liquid, powder, cream, or even a bronzing stick — whichever might be your favorite. Chelsea Avila, Allure, 21 July 2022 For those in the market for one of the best self-tanners money can buy, consider adding this deal on St. Tropez's bronzing mousse to your shopping cart. Tiffany Dodson, Harper's BAZAAR, 6 July 2022 And for a streak-proof contour that will stay put at the beach or the pool, Clark recommends a bronzing stain that won't rise right off. Lauren Burwell, Allure, 27 June 2022 Ditch the bronzing mitt with this aerosol self-tanning solution. Cristina Montemayor, SELF, 27 May 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1834, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bronzing was in 1834

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“Bronzing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bronzing. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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