guyliner

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Blend of guy +‎ eyeliner

NounEdit

guyliner ‎(uncountable)

  1. (informal) Eyeliner when used on men; usually associated with the goth and emo subcultures.
    • 2011, Joanna Pearson, The Rites and Wrongs of Janice Wills (page 29)
      I threaded my way through a crowd of Goths slouching against cars in guyliner and black pants []
    • 2012, Megan Bostic, Never Eighteen
      Trevor looks kind of emo, rail thin, dark hair, guyliner, wears black all the time.
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