Definition of blusher in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbləSHər/


1A cosmetic of a powder or cream consistency used to give a warm color to the cheeks. Also called blush.
Example sentences
  • He recommends a wax or cream formulation for eye pencil, lipstick and cream blusher on the beach.
  • I just knew the five most basic things - compact powder, eye shadow, blusher, eyeliner and lipstick.
  • ‘When I do a competition I wear foundation, blusher, lipstick and mascara,’ she said.
2 (the blusher) A woodland toadstool that has a buff cap bearing fluffy white spots and white flesh that turns pink when bruised or cut. It is native to both Eurasia and North America.
  • Amanita rubescens, family Amanitaceae, class Basidiomycetes.
Example sentences
  • The main edible species of the genus are the blusher, grisette, and orange.
  • Know your blusher from your stinkhorn and a tasty dinner from certain death!
  • All the same you should get expert identification before sampling them - one of the only two deadly toadstools in this country looks almost identical to the 'Blusher', which is a delicious edible variety.

Words that rhyme with blusher

crusher, flusher, gusher, Prussia, rusher, Russia, usher

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Syllabification: blush·er

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