beautifying

adjective
beau·ti·fy·ing | \ˈbyü-tə-ˌfī-iŋ \

Definition of beautifying 

: serving or intended to make someone or something more attractive or beautiful a beautifying lotion/treatment To ensure that everything does indeed look good, the Orentreichs offer a full menu of beautifying procedures: peels, laser resurfacing, Botox, sclerotherapy, protein injections …Vogue It evidently surpassed his majesty's comprehension how any sober-minded and sensible individual could entertain the least possible objection to so beautifying an operation [i.e., tattooing].— Herman Melville

Synonyms & Antonyms for beautifying

Synonyms

adorning, cosmetic, decorative, embellishing, ornamental

Antonyms

functional, utilitarian

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First Known Use of beautifying

1601, in the meaning defined above

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