greasepaint


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greasepaint

1. a waxy or greasy substance used as make-up by actors
2. theatrical make-up

greasepaint

[′grēs‚pānt]
(materials)
Makeup made of melted tallow or grease used by theatrical performers.
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I have white greasepaint on my face and carry a feather duster to tap people on the head.
`Well', I said to him, `we'll soon find out!' My old lad ended up near the stands' rail on the run-in but he won by four lengths from Tommy on Greasepaint.
I remember Hallo Dandy always hung right and came over to the stands rail, allowing Greasepaint alongside.
Not only is Simon Magnier the first cousin of Coolmore supremo John Magnier, but his father Clem was a successful trainer in Ireland, while his brother Colin won the 1982 Champion Hurdle on For Auction and the following year finished runner-up in the Grand National on Greasepaint.
One of the funniest men ever, his greasepaint moustache and eyebrows, fat cigar and awesome wit had cinema audiences rolling in the aisles.
Crishall's worldview makes it possible for her to casually remark "Too bad I don't have any blackface makeup" instead of calling it "greasepaint" in a scene where she's dressing to stay unseen.
And Greasepaint Productions brought the story to life last week on the Loughborough Town Hall stage.
Colette savours the central character's metamorphosis, culminating in her years as a music hall performer, smeared with greasepaint. West is a delightful sparring partner for his leading lady and Denise Gough brings a slow-burning intensity to her gender fluid paramour, who wears trousers in an era of skirts and heaving bosoms.
Colette savours the central character's metamorphosis, culminating in her crowdpleasing years as a music hall performer, smeared with greasepaint.
Lennon said: "I thought Steven's shot was going in - it was the width of some greasepaint, really.
"There is a careful modification of this pose once the shots are taken though, that should let us know that the smell of the greasepaint hasn't actually turned the head.
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