greasepaint


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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
References in classic literature ?
Persons of a figure remotely reconcilable with his were subjected to quite extraordinary inquisitions, made to scrub their faces before going on board ship, as if each white complexion were made up like a mask, of greasepaint.
The Coventry venue will be hosting Beauty and the Beast this December, and both JD and Roisin are set to don the greasepaint and festive bloomers as guest stars once more.
Greasepaint and one of my favourites Freddie, who each year ran his heart out but never got to the winner's enclosure.
Troupers bring to life the amazingly audacious concerts at the Front, a hitherto unsung war effort that's full of guts, gusto and greasepaint.
The combo delivers the world renowned classic 1970s stage show of the Hard Rock originals, mimicking all the spectacular special effects such as mind-blowing pyrotechnics, fire-breathing, blood spitting, smoking guitars, greasepaint make-up, theatrical costumes and seven-inch platform boots.
But the clown's greasepaint hides an unrepentant Thatcherite whose sole interest is his own advancement.
State Of Play was fourth to Mon Mome, third to Don't Push It and fourth to Ballabriggs, becoming the first since Greasepaint in the 1980s to finish in the frame three times without winning.
Verdi needs the roar of the greasepaint and the smell of the crowd to add dimension to scores which can remain gimcrack in concert performance.
FABULOUS fundraisers will be applying the greasepaint and climbing into their costumes for a special performance of Snow White to help support disabled and terminally ill children in the Midlands.
Shouldn't it be "The Smell of the Greasepaint and the Roar of the Crowd''?
A rugged brawler in promotions like Mid-South Wrestling and World Championship Wrestling, Osborne made a major impact in WWE under the greasepaint of a prankster named Doink - one of the most enduring personas of the early '90s.
London Mayor Boris Johnson told the publication that West End Live brings the roar of the greasepaint to the heart of the capital and all for free.