noun Date: 1947 makeup used to emphasize the contour of the eyes

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  • eyeliner — eye lin er ([imac] l[imac] n[ e]r), n. a cosmetic powder of a dark tint, applied to the eyelid close to the base of the eyelashes to accentuate the eyes. Compare {eye shadow}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eyeliner — /aiˈlainer, ingl. ˈaɪˌlaɪnə(r)/ [vc. ingl., propr. «che segna con una linea (line) l occhio (eye)»] s. m. inv. CFR. kajal, kohl, matita …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • eyeliner — ► NOUN ▪ a cosmetic applied as a line round the eyes …   English terms dictionary

  • eyeliner — [ī′līn΄ər] n. a cosmetic preparation applied in a thin line on the eyelid at the base of the eyelashes …   English World dictionary

  • eyeliner — eye|lin|er [ˈaıˌlaınə US ər] n [U and C] coloured ↑make up that you put along the edges of your eyelids to make your eyes look bigger or more noticeable ▪ She was wearing thick, black eyeliner. ▪ an eyeliner pencil …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • eyeliner — UK [ˈaɪˌlaɪnə(r)] / US [ˈaɪˌlaɪnər] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms eyeliner : singular eyeliner plural eyeliners a dark substance used for drawing a line along the edge of each eyelid …   English dictionary

  • Eyeliner — Augenstift; Augenkonturenstift * * * Eye|li|ner 〈[aılaınə(r)] m. 3〉 kosmet. Stift od. Pinsel zum Umranden des Auges [engl.] * * * Eye|li|ner, Eye Li|ner [ a̮ila̮inɐ], der; s, [zu engl. eye = Auge u. to line = liniieren]: flüssiges Kosmetikum zum… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • eyeliner — noun Eyeliner is used before these nouns: ↑pencil …   Collocations dictionary

  • eyeliner — [[t]a͟ɪlaɪnə(r)[/t]] eyeliners N MASS Eyeliner is a special kind of pencil which some women use on the edges of their eyelids next to their eyelashes in order to look more attractive. (in AM, use eye liner) …   English dictionary

  • eyeliner — s ( n, eyeliner) SKÖNH …   Clue 9 Svensk Ordbok

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