HyperDic: cosmetic

English > 3 senses of the word cosmetic:
NOUNartifactcosmetica toiletry designed to beautify the body
ADJECTIVEallcosmetic, decorative, ornamentalserving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose
allcosmetic, enhanciveserving an aesthetic purpose in beautifying the body
cosmetic > pronunciation
Soundskaazmeh'tihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > cosmetic: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningServing an esthetic rather than a useful purpose.
Example"cosmetic fenders on cars"
Synonymsdecorative, ornamental
Broadernonfunctionalnot having or performing a function
Spanishcosmético, decorativo, ornamental
Catalancosmètic, decoratiu, ornamental
English > cosmetic: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningServing an aesthetic purpose in beautifying the body.
Example"cosmetic surgery"
Synonymenhancive
Broaderaesthetic, esthetic, aesthetical, estheticalConcerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste
Spanishcosmético
Catalancosmètic
Adverbscosmeticallyfor cosmetic purposes to improve appearance
English > cosmetic: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA toiletry designed to beautify the body.
Narrowerdepilatory, depilator, epilatorA cosmetic for temporary removal of undesired hair
highlighterA cosmetic used to highlight the eyes or cheekbones
makeup, make-up, war paintcosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance
nail polish, nail enamel, nail varnishA cosmetic lacquer that dries quickly and that is applied to the nails to color / color them or make them shiny / shiny
pencilA cosmetic in a long thin stick
Broadertoiletry, toilet articlesartifacts used in making your toilet (washing and taking care of your body)
Spanishcosmético, producto de belleza
Catalancosmètica, cosmètic, producte de bellesa

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