Definition of blackface noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    blackface

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈblækfeɪs//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈblækfeɪs//
     
    Domesticated mammals
     
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  1. 1[countable] a type of sheep with a black face See related entries: Domesticated mammals
  2. 2[uncountable] a dark substance used by actors to make their skin look dark
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: blackface