maquillage

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French maquillage.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

maquillage (usually uncountable, plural maquillages)

  1. Makeup, cosmetics, or its application, especially in theatrical or excessive use. [from 19th c.]
    • 2011, Tim Blanning, "The reinvention of the night", Times Literary Supplement, 21 Sep 2011:
      The ladies of his court – and plenty of the men too – adapted their maquillage to take advantage of artificial lighting to draw attention to their rosy cheeks, white bosoms, jet black eyebrows and scarlet lips.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French maquillage.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

maquillage m (plural maquillages, diminutive maquillagetje n)

  1. (Belgium) makeup.
    • 2014 March 13, Elisabeth Baeten, "SHOP. Top make-up store komt naar Leuven", Het Nieuwsblad.
      In een M.A.C.-shop kan je niet alleen de beste make-up producten kopen, maar je kan er ook terecht voor professioneel advies en maquillage.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

maquiller +‎ -age

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

maquillage m (plural maquillages)

  1. makeup

Descendants[edit]

  • Arabic: مكياج(makeup)
  • Dutch: maquillage
  • English: maquillage
  • Greek: μακιγιάζ n (makigiáz, makeup)
  • Italian: maquillage
  • Polish: makijaż m (makeup)
  • Russian: макияж m (makijaž, makeup)
  • Turkish: makyaj (makeup)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French maquillage.

Noun[edit]

maquillage m (invariable)

  1. maquillage
    Synonym: trucco