moisturize

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verb mois·tur·ize \-chə-ˌrīz\

Definition of moisturize

moisturized

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moisturizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to add moisture to moisturize the air a cream that moisturizes the skin

moisturizer

noun

Examples of moisturize in a Sentence

  1. Use this cream to gently moisturize dry skin.

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1945

First Known Use of moisturize

1945


MOISTURIZE Defined for English Language Learners

moisturize

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Definition of moisturize for English Language Learners

  • : to add moisture to (something, such as a person's skin)



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