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grease·paint

also grease paint  (grēs′pānt′)
n.
Theatrical makeup, especially a preparation of grease mixed with colorings.

greasepaint

(ˈɡriːsˌpeɪnt)
n
1. (Theatre) a waxy or greasy substance used as make-up by actors
2. (Theatre) theatrical make-up

grease′paint`

or grease′ paint`,


n.
1. an oily mixture of melted tallow or grease and a pigment, used by actors, clowns, etc., for making up their faces.
2. theatrical makeup.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.greasepaint - a greasy substance used as makeup by actorsgreasepaint - a greasy substance used as makeup by actors
makeup, make-up, war paint - cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance
Translations

greasepaint

[ˈgriːspeɪnt] Nmaquillaje m

greasepaint

grease paint [ˈgriːspeɪnt] nproduits mpl de maquillagegreaseproof paper [ˌgriːspruːfˈpeɪpər] n (British)papier m sulfurisé

greasepaint

[ˈgriːsˌpeɪnt] ncerone m
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A It was penned by Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse for the 1964 stage show The Roar Of The Greasepaint - The Smell of The Crowd.
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