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Cosmetic or theatrical makeup.

[French, from maquiller, to apply makeup, from Old French macquiller, to work, from Old North French maquier, from Middle Dutch maken, to make; see mag- in Indo-European roots.]


1. (Clothing & Fashion) make-up; cosmetics
2. (Clothing & Fashion) the application of make-up
[from maquiller to make up]


or make′-up`,

1. cosmetics for the face or some part of it: eye makeup.
2. a lotion, cream, or the like applied to the skin, esp. of the face, as to enhance or disguise its color.
3. the application of cosmetics.
4. the total ensemble of cosmetics, costumes, etc., used by a theatrical performer.
5. the manner of being put together; composition.
6. physical or mental constitution: the makeup of a criminal.
a. the act or process of arranging the type, illustrations, etc., on each page of a publication.
b. the appearance of a page, as a result of such arrangement.
8. an examination, assignment, or the like given to offset a student's previous absence or failure.


A French word for makeup (cosmetic).
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