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Nip And Tuck

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Noun

1. cosmetic surgery, face lift, face lifting, facelift, lift, nip and tuck, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty

plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised

Example Sentences:
'some actresses have more than one face lift'

Adjective

2. head-to-head, neck and neck, nip and tuck

inconclusive as to outcome; close or just even in a race or comparison or competition

Example Sentences:
'as they approached the finish line they were neck and neck'
'the election was a nip and tuck affair'

Adverb

3. head-to-head, neck and neck, nip and tuck

even or close in a race or competition or comparison

Example Sentences:
'the horses ran neck and neck'
'he won nip and tuck'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Nip And Tuck

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a. mainly US and Canadian
neck and neck
b. informal
plastic surgery performed for cosmetic reasons
adverb
1. mainly US and Canadian informal
very close; neck and neck
it was nip and tuck
the first half was nip and tuck
noun
2. informal
minor cosmetic surgery, usually to tighten skin and smooth the appearance of wrinkles

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Nip And Tuck

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so close, even, or critical as to leave the outcome in doubt; neck and neck

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Nip And Tuck

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adv. & adj.
So close that the advantage or lead shifts from one to another and is virtually indeterminable.
n.
Informal
A cosmetic surgical procedure in which skin and usually fat are removed and muscle is sometimes tightened to create a slimmer or more youthful appearance.

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