eyeliner

noun eye·lin·er \ ˈī-ˌlī-nər \

Definition of eyeliner

:makeup used to emphasize the contour of the eyes

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First Known Use of eyeliner

1929


EYELINER Defined for English Language Learners

eyeliner

noun

Definition of eyeliner for English Language Learners

  • : a type of makeup used to put a dark line around the eyes


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