make-up

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See also: makeup, make up, and Make-up

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make-up (usually uncountable, plural make-ups)

  1. Alternative spelling of makeup. See usage notes there.
    • 1961 December, “Motive Power Miscellany: Eastern Region”, in Trains Illustrated, page 760:
      From Whitemoor, left at 6.45 p.m., the train's make-up usually includes also some Continental ferry wagons, originating from Harwich.

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make-up (not comparable)

  1. Made-up, false, imaginary, fabricated.
  2. (informal) Of or relating to a reconciliation.
    Joe and Joanne had a big fight, and then apologized and had incredible make-up sex.
    We only argue because of the make-up sex.

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