Definition of eyeblack in English:



  • old-fashioned term for mascara
    • ‘Eyeblack has been used for centuries to help reduce the glare of the sun.’
    • ‘His eyes sparkled above eyeblack as he spoke of the spirit on the Lions' sideline during their comeback from a 17-point deficit in the final 10 minutes.’
    • ‘Plus I just think it would be cool to see Japanese fans wearing eyeblack or something.’
    • ‘They spat their shoes with tape, smear eyeblack high on their cheeks and tape up their sleeves to fully expose their bulging biceps.’
    • ‘In that email please send us any artwork, description, or picture of what you would like your Custom EyeBlack to look like.’