Definition of fake tan in English:

fake tan

Syllabification: fake tan


  • 1An artificial suntan: she had short blonde hair and a fake tan
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    • 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
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    • 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.



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  • 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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