[ US /ˈmeɪˌkəp/ ]
  1. cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance
  2. the way in which someone or something is composed
  3. an event that is substituted for a previously cancelled event
    he missed the test and had to take a makeup
    the two teams played a makeup one week later
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How To Use make-up In A Sentence

  • To touch up make-up to get rid of shine, gently press a dry tissue to your skin to absorb excess grease, or use grease-absorbing make-up tissues.
  • It acknowledges that some students may be experiencing difficulty, so we should be sensitive to their needs - such as allowing make-ups.
  • Also, it paints a very good picture of the make-up of our wintering bird population.
  • A man's personality and mental make-up do have a bearing upon his conduct.
  • The batwing sleeves and column shape flattered, but her messy hair and heavy make-up could have been more refined. The Sun
  • One of the quickest and most effective ways to give glitz to your looks is to add blusher to your make-up routine.
  • Normally she wore little make-up.
  • The new report has the laudable aim of changing the make-up of the judiciary. Times, Sunday Times
  • The invention also relates to a cosmetic care or make-up process for a keratinous material.
  • She had used make-up skilfully to mask her bruise, and with the subdued stage light it was scarcely visible.
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