face lifting

IPA: fˈeɪsɫˈɪftɪŋ


  • a renovation that improves the outward appearance (as of a building)
  • 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


IPA: fˈeɪsɫˈɪftɪŋ

Root Word: facelift


  • Plastic surgery to the face to remove wrinkles, fat or various signs of aging.
  • (by extension) Any activity undertaken to renew, revamp, update, or improve the appearance of something.


  • To perform a facelift upon.


IPA: fˈeɪsɫˈɪftɪŋ

Root Word: face-lift


  • Alternative form of facelift [Plastic surgery to the face to remove wrinkles, fat or various signs of aging.]

Examples of "facelifting" in Sentences

    Examples of "face-lifting" in Sentences

    • Voilà - a perfectly smooth, face-lifting ponytail.'
    • There are certain things there is no face-lifting to it.
    • Ulthera - a noninvasive face-lifting treatment - with patients in the West Midlands.
    • She'd found out, somewhere, that Conn had been the originator of the municipal face-lifting project.
    • All ended well in the ABAP organizational face-lifting with everybody promising to give his share for the improvement of the amateurs.
    • And there are definite dollars to be made by locating run-down properties in improving neighborhoods, doing minor cosmetic face-lifting, and either selling or trading up to larger properties.
    • For instance, the bourgeois press holds forth about the "moderation" of Buthelezi, an influential chief, whom it sees as a potential supporter of plans for giving the country a liberal face-lifting.
    • Starting foremost with a grand reopening this Friday, which marks the end of a drastic six-month, $2.5 million face-lifting and identity-altering makeover of what locals stubbornly still call “The West End.”

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