Definition of makeover
: an act or instance of making over a makeover of the tax system; especially : a changing of a person's appearance (as by the use of cosmetics or a different hairdo)
Examples of makeover in a Sentence
The actress had a complete makeover to turn her into a glamorous star.
They gave their advertising a total makeover to improve their corporate image.
Recent Examples of makeover from the Web
Its board also has authorized an exclusive negotiating agreement with a development team that was chosen to lead the makeover of the downtown waterfront destination.
The Quarter Pounder makeover has won early support from analysts and McDonald's franchisees in the heart of cattle country, where the product has been tested for almost two years in about 400 stores in Oklahoma and Texas.
Barbie had a similar makeover more than a year ago, both part of the toy company’s plan to make its dolls more diverse and appealing to today’s kids.
As regular readers of The Seattle Times’ Money Makeover project, Kwon and Driscoll decided to apply for a free makeover.
Welcome to the first phase of SeaWorld San Diego’s massive makeover, a dramatic new chapter sure to provoke dramatic reactions from visitors of all sizes.
The rapidly changing complexion of the South, which has seen rising percentages of African Americans, Hispanics and Asian Americans, creates the potential for a political makeover.
Victorian style isn’t always easy to make unfussy, but the design firm of Roman & Williams created a sleek makeover of the property, which opened in late 2015.
The new Southwest concourse and Terminal 1 renovation are part of a massive makeover set for completion by 2020.
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Definition of makeover for English Language Learners
: the act or process of making changes to improve the appearance or effectiveness of someone or something
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