What does makeover mean?

Definitions for makeover
ˈmeɪkˌoʊ vərmakeover

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. makeover(noun)

    an overall beauty treatment (involving a person's hair style and cosmetics and clothing) intended to change or improve a person's appearance

  2. makeover(noun)

    a complete reconstruction and renovation of something

    "the blighted neighborhood underwent a total makeover"


  1. makeover(Noun)

    A major change in the use of something, or in the appearance of something or someone; a radical transformation

    This room is a mess, it needs a makeover


  1. Makeover

    A makeover is a term applied to changing one's appearance, sometimes through cosmetics. Makeovers can range from something as simple as a new haircut, to the use of cosmetic surgery, to the extreme of the implantation of dental veneers, eye-color-changing contact lenses, and the use of appearance-altering gastric bypass surgeries, providing massive, permanent fat loss in obese persons, and the associated plastic surgeries, such as abdominoplasty, to eliminate the resulting loose-hanging skin folds. A makeunder is based on the opposite principle - removing artificial enhancements to a person's appearance to give a more 'natural' look.

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  1. Alex
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How to say makeover in sign language?

  1. makeover


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of makeover in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of makeover in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of makeover in a Sentence

  1. Kerri Talbot:

    The Trump administration is doubling down on its own disgraceful family separation policy, instead of stopping this abuse, the White House is trying to give family separation a makeover, hoping no one will notice.

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