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

face-lift

transitive verb

First Known Use of face-lift

1926


FACE-LIFT Defined for English Language Learners

face-lift

noun

Definition of face-lift for English Language Learners

  • : 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


Medical Dictionary

facelift

noun face·lift \ ˈfā-ˌslift \
variants: or face-lift also face-lifting play \-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

face-lift

transitive verb


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