lipo

noun
li·​po | \ ˈlī-(ˌ)pō How to pronounce lipo (audio) \

Definition of lipo

 (Entry 1 of 3)

informal
: liposuction Through some unholy marriage of extreme fitness and calorie restriction (and maybe a little lipo), women have figured out how to tame their aging bodies for longer than ever.— Johnathan van Meter … my friend shuttled us into the kitchen one by one to show us the inch-long incision under her chin (for the lipo) …— Marjorie Rosen

lipo

verb
lipoed; lipoing; lipos

Definition of lipo (Entry 2 of 3)

transitive verb

: to perform liposuction on (a person or part of the body) More than anything, a high-cut bathing suit or leotard can create the illusion of longer legs. But you have to lipo the love handles.— Vogue : to remove by liposuction Kirstie Alley lost a bunch of weight, but not by dieting. No, she had 35 lbs. lipoed right out of her.— Malene Arpe

Li Po

biographical name
\ ˈlē-ˈbō How to pronounce Li Po (audio) , -ˈpō \

Definition of Li Po (Entry 3 of 3)

701–762 Chinese poet

First Known Use of lipo

Noun

1987, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1991, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lipo

Noun

by shortening

Verb

derivative of lipo entry 1

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“Lipo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lipo. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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