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chapstick

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Pronunciation: /ˈtʃapstɪk
 
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(also US trademark Chap Stick)

Definition of chapstick in English:

noun

A small stick of a cosmetic substance used to prevent chapping of the lips.
Example sentences
  • She put on her chapstick, and drew on her high eyebrows a tad darker.
  • Other than eating greens and drinking milk, using chapstick, lip-gloss, or lipstick, will help keep your lips soft.
  • I rimmed my olive colored eyes in massive amounts of eyeliner, swept on some mascara and swiped on chapstick.

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