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    Definition of makeup in English Dictionary

  • NounPLmakeups
    1. NU An item's composition.
      1. To understand how a nuclear reactor works, we must first look at its makeup.
    2. NU Cosmetics; colorants and other substances applied to the skin to improve its appearance.
      1. She is wearing a lot of makeup.
    3. (Industry) Replacement; material used to make up for the amount that has been used up.
    4. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Look at her all hussied up with her makeup and fishnet stockings...for shame!
        • It's easy to see why he was confused — up until that point, you didn't have popular bands coming out with makeup on.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Smith wears a pair of wirerimmed glasses over his clown makeup.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
          • Singularia tantum
            • Uncountable nouns
        Related Links:
        1. en makeups
        2. en makeup artist
        3. en makeup artists
        4. en makeup remover
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of makeup for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "makeup" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
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