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fake tan

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Definition of fake tan in English:

noun

1An artificial suntan: she had short blonde hair and a fake tan
More example sentences
  • They had fake tans and wore big earrings, and they always had pop songs blasting from the radio in the kitchen.
  • Her fake tan and platinum bleach job aren't helping matters, either.
  • "Take a freshwater shower immediately after going into the swimming pool or sea, as chlorine and salt water can cause fake tans to go patchy."
1.1A lotion containing chemicals that react with the skin to produce an artificial suntan: it’s time to dust off the ball gowns and slap on some fake tan
More example sentences
  • After a while it became clear that he used fake tan, worried endlessly about his weight and spent half an hour every morning preening himself in front of the mirror.
  • It is best not to apply a fake tan until 4 hours after showering.
  • He says it took an hour and a half to trim his neat beard and to apply his generous coating of fake tan.

Derivatives

fake-tanned

1
adjective
Example sentences
  • Stop comparing yourself to Botoxed, fake-tanned, airbrushed celebrities.
  • Something close to 15,000 fake-tanned, semi-clothed, dance fans descend on Bondi Beach every year.
  • Nice to see sophistication in a celebrity rather than the under-dressed, fake-tanned, too thin variety.

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