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guyliner Line breaks: guy|liner
Pronunciation: /ˈɡʌɪlʌɪnə/

Definition of guyliner in English:

noun

[mass noun] informal
Eyeliner that is worn by men: a glam rock singer with a banshee wail, guyliner, and black nail polish
More example sentences
  • Wielding guyliner and lip-gloss, they give Jonathan a swift make-up lesson.
  • The first step to reclaiming masculinity is to dry those pretty little eyes, reapply your manscara, touch up your guyliner and get right back to the testosterone-saturated stadium/building site/trading floor.
  • It's the big night, the showdown, what's being called the guy next door versus the guyliner.

Origin

Early 21st century: blend of guy1 and eyeliner.

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