eyelash

noun
eye·​lash | \ ˈī-ˌlash How to pronounce eyelash (audio) \

Definition of eyelash

1 : the fringe of hair edging the eyelid usually used in plural
2 : a single hair of the eyelashes

Examples of eyelash in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web All the passengers received a 2-by-2 inch sanitizing towelette upon boarding — a poetically inadequate gesture, like bringing an eyelash to a gunfight. Molly Young, Vulture, "No One Is Talking About This and 8 Other Reads I Can’t Get Out of My Head," 5 Feb. 2021 Baccolo concedes that the ice core contained only small amounts of jarosite, particles smaller than an eyelash or a grain of sand. Tess Joosse, Science | AAAS, "Substance found in Antarctic ice may solve a martian mystery," 26 Jan. 2021 There’s Gina Bisignano, whose Beverly Hills salon for eyelash extensions and facials has suffered bad publicity since she was seen perched on the ledge of a Capitol window as a man next to her rammed a fire extinguisher into the glass. Michael Finnegan, Los Angeles Times, "Motley crew of far-right Californians accused of joining Capitol siege," 21 Jan. 2021 Folks can also nab the Kalista eyelash sweater jacket for $110.60, down 30% from its original price of $158. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, "The best deals to shop at Anthropologie's Black Friday Preview Sale," 24 Nov. 2020 Beauty brand Chella started livestreaming on Amazon about a year ago, showing shoppers how to use its eyebrow gels, heated eyelash curlers and mascaras. Star Tribune, "Lights, camera, sell: Retailers want you to watch and shop," 25 Nov. 2020 The wispy texture of this editor-favorite eyelash knit beanie is a cool modern spin on the traditional version. Kiana Murden, CNN Underscored, "20 winter hats that’ll keep you warm and stylish this winter," 12 Nov. 2020 The fact that there aren't many falsies out there that are made with eyelash loss and chemotherapy in mind can make this experience even more difficult. Nicola Dall'asen, Allure, "What to Do If You've Lost Your Natural Eyelashes From Chemotherapy," 14 Oct. 2020 Here's a look at eyebrow and eyelash trends in these mask-wearing times. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "With people wearing masks, area salons are helping people smile with their eyes. Here's what's popular.," 6 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of eyelash

1675, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of eyelash was in 1675

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13 Feb 2021

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“Eyelash.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eyelash. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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More Definitions for eyelash

eyelash

noun

English Language Learners Definition of eyelash

: any one of the hairs that grow along the top of the eyelid

eyelash

noun
eye·​lash | \ ˈī-ˌlash How to pronounce eyelash (audio) \

Kids Definition of eyelash

: one of the hairs that grow along the top of the eyelid

eyelash

noun
eye·​lash | \ ˈī-ˌlash How to pronounce eyelash (audio) \

Medical Definition of eyelash

1 : the fringe of hair edging the eyelid usually used in plural
2 : a single hair of the eyelashes

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