Definition of highlighter
: a pen with a broad felt tip and brightly colored transparent ink for marking selected passages in a text
Recent Examples of highlighter from the Web
Add highlighter onto the tops of your cheeks, the middle of your forehead, down the middle of your nose, and along your Cupid’s bow.
Must-have beauty products in your makeup bag: Dollface brow kit and highlighter, Lifeproof reviving spray, Dahlia by Givenchy.
Staying true to tradition, James Charles went above and beyond extra with the highlighter for his high school graduation pic.
While Kylie Cosmetics has grown to include dozens of lipsticks, pigmented eyeshadow palettes, and sparkly highlighters, KKW Beauty will focus on a more natural approach to beauty, much like the kind Kardashian West wears on the day-to-day.
And while foundations that perfect skin and highlighters that catapult luminosity are an easy sell, bloated eye-shadow palettes are much more complicated.
A dewy glow courtesy of a little highlighter will keep the charade going.
The ideal illuminator is a cross between a blush and a highlighter, says makeup artist William Bob Scott.
With a fresh coat of highlighter applied to her lips and a coat of silver glitter eyeshadow, Cassandra put on her pink glasses and skipped away.
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First Known Use of highlighter
HIGHLIGHTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of highlighter for English Language Learners
: a special pen with brightly colored ink that you can see through
HIGHLIGHTER Defined for Kids
Definition of highlighter for Students
: a pen with a wide felt tip and brightly colored ink for marking text on a page so that it stands out clearly
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