Translation of makeup in Spanish:


maquillaje, n.

Pronunciation /ˈmeɪkʌp//ˈmeɪkˌəp/


  • 1

    maquillaje masculine
    (department) (before noun) de maquillaje
    to put on one's makeup pintarse
    • she doesn't wear any makeup no se maquilla
    • she gave a few touches to her makeup se retocó el maquillaje
    • "I've noticed when they come to school discos that they wear a bit of glitter make-up.
    • Just before going on stage, the make-up lady had dabbed powder on my face.
    • Apply layers of pancake make-up, in the style of kabuki theatre.
    • If in doubt, arrange a free consultation at a store make-up counter.
    • I left my make-up bag under that, and then I started opening drawers.
    • Apply your usual foundation make-up or powder to cover any imperfections and even out your skin tone.
    • All that's missing is a truly fabulous make-up artist to slap the whole lot on.
    • So she went off into the make-up trailer and my make-up artist came, and said ‘you've got to come, you've got to come’.
    • You're better at doing stage make-up than I am.
    • I made a couple of little girls tremble just by being in my zombie make-up, and that was cool.
    • What I want is a make-up remover that literally lets the make-up float off your face.
    • The hairdresser messed up her hair more than it already was while someone else was putting stage make-up on her.
    • Her face was made even more pale by her make-up: her black lipstick, and dark eye shadow.
    • Her eyes were outlined with some heavy make-up and her black nails were two inches longer than usual.
    • Ever wondered what women who sell cosmetics keep in their make-up bag?
    • The invention also relates to a cosmetic care or make-up process for a keratinous material.
    • Stage make-up is necessarily heavy, in order to be seen, and seen as natural, by the audience.
    • One bizarre addendum to his' performance ' was his extraordinary application of stage make-up.
    • His eyes are lined in black eyeliner so perfectly that you'd think that a make-up artist does his make-up.
    • I need make-up tips most of all; but anything would be of assistance.
  • 2

    (of group, team, substance) composición feminine
    (of person) carácter masculine
    (of person) modo de ser masculine
    her psychological makeup su carácter
    • its genetic makeup is very complex su estructura genética es muy compleja
    • Sadly that element of this great fighter's make-up may well have rendered him liable to the damage that he undoubtedly suffered.
    • But such lists give us fascinating little windows into the make-up of the composers involved.
    • Another consideration is to have your soil tested to determine its chemical makeup and texture.
    • To the extent that the physical make-up of organisms provides heritable variation, it becomes a malleable clay that can be sculpted by selection.
    • Scientists determine the chemical make-up of materials by measuring the wavelengths of light the materials absorb or emit.
    • He said it would be a much fairer reflection of the current make-up of the council, in which combined opposition members outnumber Labour.
    • And the makeup of the illegal population is changing to include more women and children.
    • The coming change in the makeup of the English population is unprecedented.
    • Of equal importance in experiential terms, however, was the psychological make-up of individuals as well as communities and cultures.
    • The scope of earning has brought about a sea change in the mental make-up of the women.
    • 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.
    • Such music can give little clue as to the personality or emotional make-up of its composer in a modern sense.
    • The psychological make-up for today's game is fascinating.
    • Why do our churches not generally reflect the ethnic make-up of the society they are in?
    • Stock is right that there are many foolish arguments against altering our genetic makeup.
    • Hayes stated that he would change the approach and style of play, and all would see a difference in style, make-up of the team and the way they play.
    • The Championship is the true test of both the physical and mental make-up of a team.
    • The make-up of the present family is, of course, a different matter.
    • His psychological make-up would baffle Dr Jekyll, Mr Hyde and every Freudian shrink outside a Woody Allen movie.
    • The structural make-up of Irish employment is changing, with the number of women in paid employment increasing rapidly.
    • To what degree do you think that's going to change the social make-up of the people who live right by the coast?
    • Our genetic makeup is indisputably similar to the great apes, our closest relatives.
    • There is something deeply twisted in the human make-up that allows them to relate to animals more than people being treated like animals.
    • The important and terrifying thing is what's happening inside the US, to the constitution and make-up of the country.
    • They don't know who the final make-up of the team will necessarily be.
    • We assume that mental ability or disability is a part of an individual's make-up, and therefore that what is congenital is also largely incurable.
    • Geochemistry involves studying the chemical make-up of rocks, the chemistry of water or any geological material.
    • The make-up of the people taking part was far broader and more representative of the general population than had been the case previously.
    • Our loyal repeat participants tell us that one of the most appealing features of our trips is the small size and make-up of the groups.
    • There is compelling evidence that an important factor contributing to the development of cancer is the emotional make-up of a person.
    • I tried explaining to them that if they changed this aspect of Sean's make-up they'd also be changing the way he plays the game.
    • The emotional and psychological make-up of a young person can often be forgotten in the rush for top points.
    • Philosophy Like science is heavily influenced by the psychological make-up of the person doing the thinking.
    • It is not essentially any failings in Andrew's mental or sporting make-up.
    • Some features of its make-up were evidences of his goodness and beneficence, while others displayed his displeasure.
    • It is almost certain Ribble Valley would be split up because of its size, shape and rural make-up.
    • I was a millimetre surprised at this glance into my inner elemental make-up though I really shouldn't have been.
    • The end result was a deep confusion in his psychological make-up.
    • Her psychological and political make-up was based on the proposition ‘I am right.’
    • Like all Geminis, the personality and mental make-up is highly intelligent and versatile.
  • 3

    • 3.1Printing

      composición feminine
      page makeup compaginación feminine
      • Then there was the excitement of starting to do our own page make-up, having bought a Compugraphic typesetting machine.
      • Seamus started his own career as an apprentice compositor, during the days when all page make-up was in hot metal.

    • 3.2(of clothes, curtains)

      confección feminine

  • 4US

    School University
    examen de recuperación masculine
    before noun makeup course curso de recuperación masculine
    • Another teacher may say, ‘I have a firm makeup policy and my students all understand it, and I have no problems with make-ups.’
    • Students may study and prepare differently for the initial and make-up exam.
    • Should a student fail a final exam, he or she is allowed two make-up exams.
    • A busy teacher of thirty students who allows three make-ups per student, however, is agreeing to ninety make-ups a year!
    • Drew and I only got to exchange a few words the whole week because of my make-ups and his soccer practices we never got to see each other.
    • However, the president said yesterday if Nelson submits a medical he would make sure she received a make-up test.
    • The make-up exam was exactly the same as the original and was administered 12 days after the original exam.
    • Some teachers save one Saturday a month for make-ups, and all lessons for the month may be made up only on that day.
    • If he wasn't, then she knew she'd never be able to garner enough courage to come back for a make-up.
    • Currently, most camps have two office staff members spending the bulk of their days coordinating absences and make-ups!
    • It acknowledges that some students may be experiencing difficulty, so we should be sensitive to their needs - such as allowing make-ups.
    • Zoe said that when she went into Miss Ell's class one noon hour to get her make-up assignments, Miss Ell was eating a salad.