Meaning of “eyelash” in the English Dictionary

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"eyelash" in British English

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eyelashnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈaɪ.læʃ/ us /ˈaɪ.læʃ/

B2 any of the short hairs that grow along the edges of the eye:

long eyelashes
false eyelashes

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  • With his long dark eyelashes, he looked almost feminine.
  • Go and flutter your eyelashes at the barman, Janet, and see if you can get him to serve us.

(Definition of “eyelash” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"eyelash" in American English

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eyelashnoun [ C ]

us /ˈɑɪˌlæʃ/

one of the short hairs that grow along the edges of your eyelid

(Definition of “eyelash” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)