One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A small mirror used for applying makeup, especially one fitted in a visor of a motor vehicle.
- ‘She flipped down the vanity mirror to check her makeup.’
- ‘I brushed out my hair and left it down, and then applied some lip gloss while looking into my vanity mirror.’
- ‘Several passengers immediately noted the absence of even a passenger's vanity mirror!’
- ‘A vanity mirror on the driver's side would be useful to check the blind spot, and my make-up.’
- ‘I sighed and stared at the small vanity mirror that hung on the pink tiles in the girls' bathroom.’
- ‘Jessica looked in the vanity mirror and smiled.’
- ‘I wonder if it has a little vanity mirror at the top of the screen to check your makeup.’
- ‘I flipped down the sun visor, replaited my French braids in the vanity mirror.’
- ‘Tying my hair up into a tight ponytail, I looked at myself in the car's vanity mirror one final time before taking a deep breath.’
- ‘She studied her reflection in the vanity mirror.’
- ‘Joan had recently picked up the vanity mirror and was playing with the blonde curls that had fallen neatly against her half-clad shoulders.’
- ‘The car has a driver's vanity mirror and a handbag hook.’
- ‘She set her things in the corner, then pulled out a vanity mirror and her make-up bag.’
- ‘I stared into my vanity mirror and a girl that looked close to the brink of insanity stared back.’
- ‘She was sitting in front of her vanity mirror applying make-up when I walked in to the room.’
- ‘Her heart was aflutter when she looked at herself in the vanity mirror.’
vanity mirror/ˈvanədē ˈmirər/
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