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.
Starlight aims to introduce budding performers into the world of theatre, and we pride ourselves on providing a pathway into the bigger amateur dramatic companies, such as LAOS, ESNA, CTC Presents and Greasepaint.
He just loved the roar of the crowd, the smell of the greasepaint.
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Led by local historian and former museum curator Brian Haigh, the Limelight and Greasepaint walk starts at St George's Square at 7pm this Thursday.
As the play draws to its haunting conclusion it is Shearsmith's lonely turn as a lost, heartbroken fool amid the greasepaint and cold tea urns which will live on.
The singer shared a photo of her wiping her makeup off and then posted another photo of her face sans greasepaint on (https://www.
Slap on the greasepaint, and step into the limelight for this whirlwind journey through 70 years of the best of the West End and Broadway.
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.
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.
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.