cosmetic surgery

See synonyms for cosmetic surgery on Thesaurus.com
noun
  1. plastic surgery for improving a person's appearance by restoration of damaged areas of skin, removal of wrinkles or blemishes, etc.

Origin of cosmetic surgery

1
First recorded in 1925–30

Words Nearby cosmetic surgery

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use cosmetic surgery in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for cosmetic surgery

cosmetic surgery

noun
  1. surgery performed to improve the appearance, rather than for medical reasons

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012