put (one's) face on

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put (one's) face on

To apply makeup to one's face. Especially said by or of a woman. Hold on, let me put my face on before you take a photo! She never leaves the house without putting her face on first.
See also: face, on, put

put one's face on

Fig. [for a woman] to apply cosmetics. Martha's gone to put her face on. Well be on our way once my wife has put her face on.
See also: face, on, put

put one's face on

Apply makeup, as in Helen won't stir out of the house before she puts her face on. [Colloquial; second half of 1900s]
See also: face, on, put