face-lift

noun
\ˈfās-ˌlift \

Definition of face-lift 

1 : plastic surgery on the face and neck to remove defects and imperfections (such as wrinkles or sagging skin) typical of aging

2 : an alteration, restoration, or restyling (as of a building) intended especially to modernize

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face-lift transitive verb

First Known Use of face-lift

1926, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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face-lift

noun

English Language Learners Definition of face-lift

: surgery to make a person's face look younger (such as by removing wrinkles)

: changes made to something to make it more attractive or modern

facelift

noun
face·​lift | \ˈfā-ˌslift\
variants: or face-lift also face-lifting \ -​ˌslif-​tiŋ \

Medical Definition of facelift 

: plastic surgery on the face and neck to remove defects and imperfections (as wrinkles or sagging skin) typical of aging

called also rhytidectomy

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