face paint

noun

: colorful makeup for drawing pictures on children's faces

Examples of face paint in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But the other half was red, and the face paint was identical to that of countless Chiefs fans over the years. Christian Schneider, National Review, 21 Dec. 2023 For the Halloween performance, Grohl got into the spirit by sporting skeleton face paint, while Dacus, Baker and Bridgers performed in costume as the Father, Son and Holy Spirit, respectively. Jack Irvin, Peoplemag, 12 Dec. 2023 Don those red shoes and face paint to dance through Bowie’s repertoire. Adele Chapin, Washington Post, 4 Jan. 2024 The momager perfectly channeled The Nightmare Before Christmas character in a black and white pinstripe suit and face paint. Kirsty Hatcher, Peoplemag, 31 Oct. 2023 Fans from across the country — and around the world — queued outside the midtown venue in KISS merchandise and face paint. Joe Kottke, NBC News, 3 Dec. 2023 Chansley was bare-chested and wearing a horned headdress and face paint while breaching the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Libby Cathey, ABC News, 17 Nov. 2023 Jacob Chansley, a January 6 rioter known as the QAnon Shaman who wore face paint and horns to breach the Capitol, pleaded guilty to taking part in the riot. WIRED, 15 Nov. 2023 Dacus, 28, Baker, 28, and Bridgers, 29, got festive and performed in costume as the Father, Son and Holy Spirit, respectively, and the Foo Fighters frontman got in the Halloween spirit by sporting skeleton face paint. Sadie Bell, Peoplemag, 1 Nov. 2023 See More

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“Face paint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/face%20paint. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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