from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An overall treatment to improve the appearance or change the image.
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- n. A major change in the use of something, or in the appearance of something or someone; a radical transformation
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an overall beauty treatment (involving a person's hair style and cosmetics and clothing) intended to change or improve a person's appearance
- n. a complete reconstruction and renovation of something
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It was not that long ago that the term makeover suggested little more than a new eye shadow or
Despite receiving one heck of a makeover from the "Jersey Shore" crew, Cera's latest only landed in seventh place with $2.7 million in 1,873 theaters.
Surely it must feel like a charade to her by now, realizing that the makeover is such a big part of presenting as the third (heterosexual) woman justice ...
That's why the 6 block long, $300,000,000 Mercer Street makeover is being rammed through while the BMP languishes.
“Story of My Life”: When even Cheryl Blossom takes Veronica to task for being rotten to her, Veronica demands a makeover from the writers and editor.
Now, before fans of the Little Red House get too worried, the story of a this little Mid-century Modern makeover is not going away.
The $20M makeover is turning the 15-story landmark into a gated luxury community with 183 condos.
But if going to a Sweet & Sassy is all about making yourself look better, then I think these salons are problematic. they also use the word makeover -- which implies you could look better.
Sky's makeover is not good, and rest assured Iain you are missing nothing in having so far avoiding Holmes.
I believe the appropriate (and possibly trademarked) term to refer to the makeover is "spiffy."