con·​ceal·​er | \ kən-ˈsē-lər How to pronounce concealer (audio) \

Definition of concealer

1 : one that conceals a concealer of the truth
2 : a cosmetic used to conceal blemishes or discoloration especially under the eyes

Examples of concealer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Now is the time to refresh your tube of Shape Tape concealer. Sarah Madaus, SELF, 25 Nov. 2021 Egirls need the moonlight highlighter, the liquid eyeliner, the false lashes, the iridescent eyeshadow, the nose-contouring concealer. Cecilia D'anastasio, Wired, 2 June 2021 But with a serum-like consistency, the newest concealer from Fenty Beauty blurs our imperfections and keeps skin looking like skin. Jennifer Ford, Forbes, 21 May 2021 The creamy, full-coverage concealer is available in 35 shades, all of which are in stock at the time of writing. Alex Warner,, 3 Dec. 2021 Normally, a concealer so apparently pigmented is not usually my friend. Marci Robin, Allure, 8 Nov. 2021 Those already blessed with thick Brooke Shields-esque brows can benefit from a domed eyebrow brush used to place highlighter or the smallest amount of concealer directly onto the brow bone to add a little definition. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, 23 Nov. 2021 This multi-tasking foundation and concealer (reportedly a go-to of Cardi B's makeup artist Erika La'Pearl) promises buildable coverage with a weightless feel for your most flawless complexion yet. Karina Hoshikawa,, 16 Nov. 2021 My everyday makeup is pretty minimal, and the Merit Complexion Stick is foundation and concealer in one. Jessica Radloff, Glamour, 6 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of concealer

1514, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of concealer was in 1514

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5 Jan 2022

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“Concealer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of concealer

: a type of makeup that is used to hide small marks or dark areas on your face

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