Rouge is blusher or a red powder or cream used to give color to the cheeks.(noun)
A reddish-toned makeup from Clinique or Bobby Brown or Maybelline that you put on your cheeks in order to give them some color is an example of rouge.
Rouge is defined as a red powder that is used to polish glass and metals.(noun)
An example of rouge is a ferric oxide-based powder that allows a shine to be buffed onto metal.
See rouge in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr, red, rouge < L rubeus: see Ruby
Origin: orig. slang term at Eton, a scrimmage < ?
See rouge in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: , from Old French, red
Origin: , from Latin rubeus; see reudh- in Indo-European roots.
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