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make-up artist n.
person who is a specialist of make-up and who applies makeup in a professional manner

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n.
a person, generally a man, dedicated to improving his skills in attracting and seducing the other sex
Other spelling : Pickup artist The use of "pick up" in this context comes from American slang and means becoming acquainted with, esp. with a view to having sexual relations
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make-up

  

      n  
1    cosmetics, such as powder, lipstick, etc., applied to the face to improve its appearance  
2   
a    the cosmetics, false hair, etc., used by an actor to highlight his features or adapt his appearance  
b    the art or result of applying such cosmetics  
3    the manner of arrangement of the parts or qualities of someone or something  
4    the arrangement of type matter and illustrations on a page or in a book  
5    mental or physical constitution  
      vb  
  make up   adv  
6    tr   to form or constitute  
these arguments make up the case for the defence     
7    tr   to devise, construct, or compose, sometimes with the intent to deceive  
to make up a song, to make up an excuse     
8    tr   to supply what is lacking or deficient in; complete  
these extra people will make up our total     
9    tr   to put in order, arrange, or prepare  
to make up a bed     
10    intr; foll by: for   to compensate or atone (for)  
his kindness now makes up for his rudeness yesterday     
11    to settle (differences) amicably (often in the phrase make it up)  
12    to apply cosmetics to (the face) to enhance one's appearance or so as to alter the appearance for a theatrical role  
13    to assemble (type and illustrations) into (columns or pages)  
14    tr   to surface (a road) with tarmac, concrete, etc.  
15    tr  
a    to set in order and balance (accounts)  
b    to draw up (accounting statements)  
16    make up one's mind   to decide (about something or to do something)  
he made up his mind to take vengeance     
17    make up to  
Informal  
a    to make friendly overtures to  
b    to flirt with  
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