make-upnoun [U]uk us /ˈmeɪk.ʌp/
make-up noun [U] (FOR FACE)
- Minor skin imperfections can usually be disguised with a spot of make-up.
- With his make-up and strange clothes, he looked like nothing on earth.
- She fritters so much money away on expensive make-up.
- Ten-year-olds have started wearing lipstick and make-up in imitation of the older girls.
- Don't cry, or your make-up will run .
make-up noun [U] (PARTS)