greasepaint

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noun grease·paint \ˈgrēs-ˌpānt\

Definition of greasepaint

  1. 1 :  a melted tallow or grease used in theater makeup

  2. 2 :  theater makeup

1886

First Known Use of greasepaint

1886


GREASEPAINT Defined for English Language Learners

greasepaint

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noun grease·paint \ˈgrēs-ˌpānt\

Definition of greasepaint for English Language Learners

  • : makeup worn by actors in the theater


GREASEPAINT Defined for Kids

greasepaint

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noun grease·paint \ˈgrēs-ˌpānt\

Definition of greasepaint for Students

  1. :  actors' makeup


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