cosmetician

noun
cos·​me·​ti·​cian | \ ˌkäz-mə-ˈti-shən How to pronounce cosmetician (audio) \

Definition of cosmetician

: a person who is professionally trained in the use of cosmetics

Examples of cosmetician in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Max Factor was born Maksymilian Faktorowicz in Lodz, then part of Russia, and became the cosmetician for the Imperial Russian Grand Opera before leaving for America. New York Times, "The Beauty of 78.5 Million Followers," 23 Mar. 2021 Jadwiga trained as a hairdresser and cosmetician in Poland and was also licensed in the State of Connecticut. courant.com, "Jadwiga Czerwinski," 3 Oct. 2019 The legislation signed by Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo defines natural hair braiding and exempts braiders from the state’s requirement for hairdressers and cosmeticians to be licensed, effective immediately. USA TODAY, "Flying goats, chile duel, ’99 Women’s World Cup statue: News from around our 50 states," 12 July 2019 Speakers included an attorney, dentist, map maker, mechanical engineer, physician, respiratory therapist, cosmetician, and a Seabee equipment operator with the Naval Construction Battalion. Linda Mcintosh, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Girls day Out ... community events," 16 Jan. 2018 The technical cosmeticians have dressed the digital image to mimic the appearance of photography but not the functionality, and the changes in how images are made are slowly becoming evident in the new applications for imagery. Stephen Mayes, Time, "Beyond the Decisive Moment: 'The Truth Isn’t Told in a Single Photograph'," 15 May 2017

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First Known Use of cosmetician

1924, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cosmetician was in 1924

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3 Apr 2021

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“Cosmetician.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cosmetician. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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cosmetician

noun
cos·​me·​ti·​cian | \ ˌkäz-mə-ˈtish-ən How to pronounce cosmetician (audio) \

Medical Definition of cosmetician

: a person who is professionally trained in the use of cosmetics

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