eye\ shadow

n. phr.
A cream used to darken the eyelids in order to make the eyes more noticeable.

Jane's mother told her that girls in the ninth grade shouldn't be using eye shadow.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Eye shadow — is a cosmetic that is applied on the eyelids and under the eyebrows. It is commonly used to make the wearer s eyes stand out or look more attractive.Eye shadow adds depth and dimension to one s eyes, complements the eye color, or simply draws… …   Wikipedia

  • eye shadow — eye shadows also eye shadow N MASS Eye shadow is a substance which you can paint on your eyelids in order to make them a different colour …   English dictionary

  • eye shadow — eye shad ow, eyeshadow eye shad ow([imac] sh[a^]d [=o]), n. a cosmetic powder or cream of a dark tint, applied on the eyelids or just under the eyebrows to accentuate the eyes. Compare {eyeliner}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eye shadow — eye .shadow n [U and C] coloured ↑make up that you put on your ↑eyelids to make your eyes look more attractive …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • eye shadow — eye ,shadow noun count or uncount a colored substance that you can put on the skin above your eyes …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • eye shadow — ☆ eye shadow n. a cosmetic preparation of any of various colors applied to the upper eyelids …   English World dictionary

  • eye shadow — noun : a cosmetic cream in various colors that is applied to the eyelids to accent the eyes * * * a cosmetic coloring material applied to the eyelids. Also, eyeshadow. [1925 30] * * * eye shadow UK US noun [countable/uncountable] [singular eye… …   Useful english dictionary

  • eye shadow — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms eye shadow : singular eye shadow plural eye shadows a coloured substance that you can put on your eyelids …   English dictionary

  • eye shadow — n. to apply, put on eye shadow * * * [ aɪˌʃædəʊ] put on eye shadow to apply …   Combinatory dictionary

  • eye shadow — {n. phr.} A cream used to darken the eyelids in order to make the eyes more noticeable. * /Jane s mother told her that girls in the ninth grade shouldn t be using eye shadow./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • eye shadow — {n. phr.} A cream used to darken the eyelids in order to make the eyes more noticeable. * /Jane s mother told her that girls in the ninth grade shouldn t be using eye shadow./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.