maquillage etymology

French word maquillage comes from French -age, French maquiller

Detailed word origin of maquillage

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-age French (fra) (rare) Forming collective nouns.. Forming nouns with the sense of "action or result of Xing" or, more rarely, "action related to X".. Forming nouns with the sense of "state of being (a) X".
maquiller French (fra) To disguise, cover or apply makeup (to); to dress up, to embellish. To make up (a story, lie, scenario, etc.), to fabricate; to pretend.
maquillage French (fra) Makeup.

Words with the same origin as maquillage

Descendants of -age
atterrissage barrage braquage cambriolage chantage courage garage héritage mariage massage nettoyage nuage orage otage partage passage sauver sauvetage tatouage tournage usage voisinage âge équipage
Descendants of maquiller