Definitions

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  • n. Plastic surgery to the face to remove wrinkles, fat or various signs of aging.
  • n. By extension, any activity undertaken to renew, revamp, update, or improve the appearance of something.
  • v. To perform a facelift upon.

Etymologies

face +‎ lift (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • DC rebooted Wonder Woman after the reality-punching Infinite Crisis crossover series, giving the title a facelift with shiny paper and big name creators.

    WONDER WOMAN #4 DC Comics, 2007

  • If there are scars in front of the ears, says Levick, "this sounds more like a traditional, full facelift, which is unusual in a woman of this age with no visible sagging".

    Evening Standard - Home

  • No, you can't, because my surgeries worked, Wiig as Kris Jenner says, referring to the facelift Jenner got before Kim walked down the aisle.

    NYDN Rss

  • No, you can't, because my surgeries worked, Wiig as Jenner says, referring to the facelift Jenner got before Kim walked down the aisle.

    NYDN Rss

  • Selphyl is a non-invasive, non-surgical cosmetic filler, and a facelift is the surgical removal of skin that has become loose over time. cosmetic fillers are artificial - Juvederm, Restylane and Perlane.

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • The facelift is the most common procedure performed on Caucasian patients, African Americans and Hispanics are most likely to have rhinoplasty, while Asian Americans get blepharoplasty most often.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • A facelift is a surgical operation performed in order to treat severe facial sagging and skin laxity.

    EzineArticles

  • Injectable fillers have been dubbed a facelift in a bottle because of the dramatic results and minimal recovery.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • The best candidate for a facelift is a man or woman whose face and neck have begun to sag, but whose skin still has some elasticity and whose bone structure is strong and well-defined.

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  • A facelift is a kind of cosmetic surgery which aims to remove the age spots.

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  • :-D

    November 25, 2009

  • Who needs a facelift? I have crayons!

    November 24, 2009

  • "Happiness is the best facelift." --Joni Mitchell

    July 2, 2009