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

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Richardson suggests using a heated eyelash curler to gently lift them instead. Roxanne Adamiyatt, Town & Country, "Every Question You've Ever Had About Lash Extensions Answered," 4 Feb. 2019 Thousand dollar glow ups including eyelash extensions 4. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Lana Del Rey Is Drinking Wheat Grass, Taking Spin Classes, Being Extra, and Loving It," 7 Feb. 2019 Are my eyelashes the latest manifestation of a capitalist agenda? Lena Dunham, Vogue, "Lena Dunham Goes on the Ultimate Eyelash Adventure in Los Angeles," 12 Nov. 2018 Somewhere in the space between mastering false lashes, eyelash extensions, and lash lifting, there lies a Goldilocks solution to being pressed for time and not rich enough to keep my lashes indefinitely extended. Sable Yong, Allure, "I Finally Tried Lashify's Famous False Lash System and All the Rumors Are True," 10 Oct. 2018 Nails hang off the upper lash line to act as metallic eyelash extensions. Marissa Miller, Teen Vogue, "These Nail Eyebrows Are Going Viral On Instagram," 2 Mar. 2018 Getting eyelash extensions is a painless, if not slightly awkward and high maintenance experience. Lauren Harbury, Redbook, "What It's Like to Wear Fake Eyelashes Every Single Day," 31 May 2016 Even worse: Leftover mascara bits can create clumps and crumbles on your eyelashes. Sam Escobar, Good Housekeeping, "9 Terrible Things That Happen When You Use Dirty Makeup Brushes," 25 Oct. 2015 Jordyn has her own clothing line, SECNDNTURE, an activewear brand, as well as a collab with false eyelashes brand Eylure. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "Jordyn Woods' Net Worth is Still Insane Even Without Kylie Jenner's Support," 3 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of eyelash

1675, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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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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