Definition of eyeliner in English:



  • [mass noun] A cosmetic applied as a line round the eyes to accentuate them.

    ‘her eyes were made up with heavy black eyeliner’
    [count noun] ‘a range of eyeliners, eye shadows, and mascaras’
    • ‘He rubbed his eyes, which were smeared with faint lines of black eyeliner, and blinked at Alice as if in a daze.’
    • ‘My eyes were surrounded with black eye shadow and eyeliner, giving out a smoky effect.’
    • ‘Besides her black lipstick, she also had on deep red eye shadow and black eyeliner.’
    • ‘Blood red eye shadow and thick black eyeliner surrounded the crease of icy blue irises.’
    • ‘She is also wearing black eyeliner and purple eye shadow and purple tinted glossed lips.’
    • ‘Then I put a thin line of black eyeliner on my bottom lid and a flare on the top lid.’
    • ‘They glare at me from behind their blue eye shadow and black eyeliner and look me up and down.’
    • ‘Heavy eyeliner and mascara shadowed her dark brown eyes that were void of any emotion.’
    • ‘If you want to get this look, apply basic black eyeliner in a thick line across your lashline, making a tail at the outer corner of your eye.’
    • ‘Black eyeliner and mascara was heavily put on, making her pale face look like she was dead.’
    • ‘After putting a thin layer of brown eyeliner and black mascara, she was almost good to go.’
    • ‘She picked up her black eyeliner and defined herself with two back lines under each eye.’
    • ‘She wears too much makeup and her black mascara and eyeliner smudges all over her face.’
    • ‘I put on my blue army bandanna in the bathroom along with my mascara, eyeliner and lip-gloss.’
    • ‘Her black eyeliner and mascara was running and she knew she looked horrible.’
    • ‘She had a pale face with just a hint of eye shadow on her lids and a very thin but very black line of eyeliner.’
    • ‘Her vivid blue eyeshadow made her eyes pop out besides the fact that she had a thick line of eyeliner on.’
    • ‘She had dark eye shadow with eyeliner that made her eyes look thin and really quite beautiful.’
    • ‘She was wearing black mascara and eyeliner, her eye shadow was a light shell pink.’
    • ‘Her hair was up in a high ponytail and she had a little bit of black eye shadow and eyeliner on.’
    cosmetics, greasepaint
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