Examples of war paint in a Sentence
a picture of a chief dressed in a headdress and war paint
She piled on the war paint.
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Sitcom Indians wear feathers and war paint and say mystical things in halting English.
After weeks of persistent persuasion, Stills accepted teammate Isaac Asiata’s offer to put on the same facial war paint which the Dolphins guard is known for wearing during games.
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WAR PAINT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of war paint for English Language Learners
: paint put on the face, the arms, etc., by Native Americans before going into battle
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