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Definition of "eyelash" []

  • Any of the short hairs fringing the edge of the eyelid. (noun)
  • A row of the hairs fringing the eyelid. (noun)

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 "eyelash" in a sentence
  • "Each batted eyelash is like an atomic explosion of love, an unrequited neutron detonation of desire."
  • "Elsewhere, what appeared at first glance to be a fluffy pale jacket of tufted tulle turned out to be made of leather, minutely shaved with razors to give an "eyelash" - fine"
  • "In November, Allergan sued a slew of cosmetic companies that sell so-called eyelash conditioners, accusing them of infringing on a patent covering bimatoprost and related compounds known as prostaglandins."