Definition of kohl in English:
A black powder, usually antimony sulfide or lead sulfide, used as eye makeup especially in Eastern countries.
- She stood in front of the mirror and applied mascara and kohl to her eyes, blinking a few times.
- I mean this girl had no makeup on except some lovely kohl around her eyes, and she was just so mesmerizing.
- For one thing she was wearing rouge on her cheeks and kohl about her eyes.
Late 18th century: from Arabic kuḥl.
Words that rhyme with kohlbarcarole, bole, bowl, cajole, coal, Cole, condole, console, control, dhole, dole, droll, enrol (US enroll), extol, foal, goal, hole, Joel, knoll, mol, mole, Nicole, parol, parole, patrol, pole, poll, prole, rôle, roll, scroll, Seoul, shoal, skoal, sole, soul, stole, stroll, thole, Tirol, toad-in-the-hole, toll, troll, vole, whole
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