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Definition of "airbrush" []

  • An atomizer using compressed air to spray a liquid, such as paint, on a surface. (noun)
  • To spray with an airbrush. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "airbrush" in a sentence
  • "A: You're likely referring to "airbrush" makeup, a new kind of foundation that's now being used by many TV personalities, celebrities and brides."
  • "Well, isn't there a way for them in the CGI department to kinda 'airbrush' out the fact that she is pregnant?"
  • "Had we been able to marry when we fell in love, I would have been 20 pounds thinner and would not have had to remind the photographers as we rushed toward the courthouse to get our marriage license that "airbrush" is not a dirty word."