Definition of eyeshadow in English:



  • A colored cosmetic, typically in powder form, applied to the eyelids or to the skin around the eyes to accentuate them.

    • ‘Then her eyes hadn't looked right, so she'd needed mascara and eyeshadow.’
    • ‘After her sister complied, Rebecca twisted her brown hair up and clipped it against her head, dabbing on some lip-gloss and eyeshadow.’
    • ‘A little mascara and a dash of silver eyeshadow, then a touch of shimmery lip gloss and a quick brush of face powder and she was done.’
    • ‘Her look was completed with a touch of lip gloss and eyeshadow.’
    • ‘She had violet eyes that were done up in heavy mascara and eyeshadow.’
    • ‘His lips were smeared with black lipstick and heavy pink eyeshadow and glitter covered his eyelids.’
    • ‘I scrabble frantically for concealer and eyeliner, lip gloss and eyeshadow.’
    • ‘She took out some foundation, lipstick, lipgloss, mascara, eyeliner and eyeshadow and looked at my face for a minute.’
    • ‘Blue eyeshadow painted her eyelids while dark ebony traced her closed eyes.’
    • ‘She went through it carefully and then picked out black eyeliner, a skin tone colored eyeshadow, and a light pink blush.’
    • ‘She had used a light blush to make Mila's face pinker and a shimmery goldish-brown eyeshadow for her eyelids and dark, but not too dark, pink lipgloss for her mouth.’
    • ‘Her eyes were heavily made up with black and grey eyeshadow, her skin was dead white, and her mouth was matte and black.’
    • ‘I just throw on some powder foundation, blush, tan shimmery eyeshadow, mascara and a neutral colored lipgloss.’
    • ‘I stood perfectly still while Lexie brushed on eyeliner, eyeshadow, and mascara.’
    • ‘She put on black eyeliner, reddish eyeshadow, and black lipstick.’
    • ‘For a shimmery, personalized lotion, crush bronzer or eyeshadow into fine particles and stir it into the lotion bottle.’
    • ‘I'm not stupid; I know that with blue eyes, pale skin and dark hair, I shouldn't wear really warm eyeshadow colours.’
    • ‘I only bring out the blush, eyeshadow, and mascara on special occasions, or when I feel inspired!’
    • ‘I was wearing silver eyeshadow, silver lip-gloss, and my nails were painted silver.’
    • ‘She had lined my eyes and dusted some sparkly purple eyeshadow on my eyelids.’
    cosmetics, greasepaint
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