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Can you say makeup?

For this reason, there is no difference between makeup the noun and makeup of the adjective. They are both makeup the noun. You can read more about attributives. Also make up artist, makeup remover, makeup bag.

These sample sentences are automatically selected from various online news sources to reflect the current use of the word “makeup.” More from Merriam-Webster on Makeup What is (another word for) the big idea? Test your visual vocabulary with our 10 questions. A more formal verb is “apply.” You can say, apply lipstick or apply lipstick, the meaning is the same.

This meaning of makeup has been used since the 1880s, when Queen Victoria declared it vulgar and was only suitable for stage performers. I will also show how to use a mnemonic device that makes choosing makeup or makeup a little easier. Makeup can also be rendered as separate makeup, although the hyphen has largely been omitted since the 1980s. Also known as cosmetics, this type of makeup consists of things like lipstick, mascara, foundation, and so on.

Since makeup is a compound noun, like the takeout and kickoff compound nouns, the construction of the word is an indication that makeup is a noun. If you’re a fan of makeup or maybe an expert, you can use some of these phrases to describe the science and art of cosmetics (another word for makeup). And at this point, she might as well move into Lagerfeld’s guest room, she eventually has so much going on for the brand that it’s just announced that she’s going to launch her next makeup campaign. That was the composition of Arsenal’s midfield for the FA Cup fourth round clash with Burnley at Emirates Stadium on Saturday, with Mohamed Elneny making his debut, Francis Coquelin returning from injury, and Alex Iwobi only giving a third start to his senior career.

If someone is wearing a lot of makeup and it looks very unnatural, you can say that the makeup is caked. College Board Vice President Stacy Caldwell for College Readiness Assessment said the makeup test would likely be scheduled in about a month, according to the Associated Press.