face–lift

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noun \ˈfās-ˌlift\

Definition of face–lift

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

  2. 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

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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


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