Definitions for face-lift

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


or face′lift`

  1. plastic surgery on the face to eliminate sagging and wrinkles.

    Category: Surgery

  2. a renovation or restyling.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. (v.t.)to perform a face-lift upon.

    Category: Surgery

Origin of face-lift:

1920–25, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. face lift, facelift, lift, face lifting, cosmetic surgery, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty, nip and tuck(noun)

    plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised

    "some actresses have more than one face lift"

  2. face lift, facelift, face lifting(verb)

    a renovation that improves the outward appearance (as of a building) but usually does not involve major changes

    "give your home a facelift"; "more than a facelift, the new model marks a fundamental change of direction"

  3. face-lift, lift(verb)

    perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face

Translations for face-lift

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


an operation to smooth and firm the face

She has had a facelift.

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