Meaning of “moisturizer” in the English Dictionary

"moisturizer" in British English

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moisturizernoun [ C or U ]

UK usually moisturiser uk /ˈmɔɪs.tʃər.aɪ.zər/ us /ˈmɔɪs.tʃɚ.aɪ.zɚ/

a substance that you put on your skin to stop it from becoming dry:

I use (a) moisturizer every night.
moisturize
verb [ I or T ] UK usually moisturise uk /ˈmɔɪs.tʃər.aɪz/ us /ˈmɔɪs.tʃɚ.aɪz/

You should tone and moisturize (your skin) every day.

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

"moisturizer" in American English

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moisturizernoun [ C ]

us /ˈmɔɪs·tʃəˌrɑɪ·zər/

a thick liquid put on the skin to make it soft and less dry

moisturize
verb [ T ] us /ˈmɔɪs·tʃəˌrɑɪz/

This new makeup protects and moisturizes the skin.

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