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Noun: facelift  'feys,lift
  1. 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
    "some actresses have more than one facelift";
    - face lift, lift, face lifting, cosmetic surgery, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty, nip and tuck [informal]
  2. A renovation that improves the outward appearance (as of a building) but usually does not involve major changes
    "give your home a facelift"; "more than a facelift, the new model marks a fundamental change of direction";
    - face lift, face lifting
Verb: face-lift  'feys,lift
  1. Perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face
    - lift

Derived forms: face lifts, face-lifted, face-lifting, face-lifts, facelifts

Type of: anaplasty, operate, operate on, overhaul, plastic surgery, reconstructive surgery, redevelopment, renovation

Encyclopedia: Facelift