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eye pencil

Syllabification: eye pen·cil

Definition of eye pencil in English:

noun

A pencil for applying makeup around the eyes.
Example sentences
  • Make sure you have the basic tools: tweezers, cuticle scissors, clear mascara, a white eye pencil and an eyebrow pencil or powder.
  • Truthfully, Mona only owned a tube of black mascara, a black eye pencil and black nail polish.
  • Some look as if they have been expressly made to carry small change or, perhaps, lip gloss and an eye pencil or two.

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