makeup Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance
    war paint; 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
  3. noun the way in which someone or something is composed
    physical composition; make-up; constitution; composition.