Definition of panstick in English:

panstick

Line breaks: pan|stick
Pronunciation: /ˈpanstɪk
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • A kind of matt cosmetic foundation in stick form, widely used in theatrical make-up.
    More example sentences
    • That fine head of hair is now silver and he appears to be wearing a light coating of theatrical panstick.
    • Is the life of a pantomime dame all slapstick, panstick and lipstick?
    • Ok, there may be enough for our leaders and attendant hangers-on, but what about the bloke who puts toothpaste of the Prince of Wales' toothbrush or the woman who applies Tony Blair's panstick?

Origin

1940s: from pancake + stick1.

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