1. [ noun ] cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance
Synonyms: war_paint make-up
Related terms: cosmetic lipstick face_powder mascara eyeshadow kohl lip-gloss eyeliner eyebrow_pencil greasepaint blackface rouge make_up
2. [ noun ] 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"

Related terms: event make_up
3. [ noun ] the way in which someone or something is composed
Synonyms: composition constitution
Related terms: property structure genotype karyotype phenotype constitute
Similar spelling:   make-up