American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A cosmetic applied to thicken, lengthen, and usually darken the eyelashes.
- v. To apply mascara to.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A cosmetic used to darken and thicken the eye lashes, usually applied with a small brush.
- n. makeup that is used to darken and thicken the eye lashes
- From Italian maschera ("mask"). (Wiktionary)
- Probably Spanish máscara, mask; akin to Italian maschera; see mask. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“July 17th, 2009 8: 13 pm ET the mascara is starting to come off this clown”
“I'm laughing so hard that I'm crying and mascara is running down my face, so now I look like a freak.”
“When the 10 pm news does a "piece" on which mascara is best, I don't find that news rather as advertising.”
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“The mascara was a little smeary, but it would pass.”
“Now picture the scene: I'm in my office, looking like a house frau who has yet to discover this "thing" called mascara, while my husband is dressed like the second coming of Cary Grant.”
“Lashes" might bring to a reader's mind mascara, which is right up there with coffee in my addictions.”
“She highlighted their super black mascara, which is in fact does go on very very black.”
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