Definition of face painting in English:

face painting

noun

See face paint

‘Amid its various hotels and restaurants there are streets of stallholders offering face-painting, hair-braiding, retro photography and some original craftwork.’
  • ‘The Daneshouse Trust Marquee hosted face-painting, sari dressing and henna painting, and there was a woodland festival in the park, including chainsaw sculpture, willow-weaving and wood-carving.’
  • ‘An afternoon of games and face-painting is planned to celebrate the official opening at St James's Hospital, Leeds, tomorrow of the third national centre for the treatment of children's liver diseases.’
  • ‘Later, the older kids will man the face-painting, lucky dip and sponge-throwing stalls in the hope of raising a little more to put towards their next school camp, but fundraising is deliberately kept low key.’
  • ‘The festival kicks off around 1.30 pm and there will be a plethora of distractions for youngsters, from street entertainers, to a bouncy castle, rodeo bull and even face-painting.’