eye shadow

noun

Definition of eye shadow

  1. :  a cosmetic cream or powder in one of various colors that is applied to the eyelids to accent the eyes

1922

First Known Use of eye shadow

1922


EYE SHADOW Defined for English Language Learners

eye shadow

noun

Definition of eye shadow for English Language Learners

  • : a type of colored makeup that is put on the eyelids


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