1. cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance

Definition categories: man–made, cosmetic

2. an event that is substituted for a previously cancelled event

- he missed the test and had to take a makeup

- the two teams played a makeup one week later

Definition categories: event

3. the way in which someone or something is composed

Similar word(s): composition, constitution

Definition categories: attribute, property

Sentences with makeup as a noun:

- To understand how a nuclear reactor works, we must first look at its makeup.

- She is wearing a lot of makeup.