- Also face lifting, face·lift·ing. plastic surgery on the face for elevating sagging tissues and eliminating wrinkles and other signs of age; rhytidectomy.
- a renovation or restyling, as of a room or building, intended to give an attractive, more up-to-date appearance.
- to perform a face-lift upon.
- to renovate or restyle in order to give a fresher, more modern appearance: Our old offices have been face-lifted with new furniture, rugs, and plants.
Origin of face-lift
Related Words for faceliftliposuction, repair, upgrade, renewal, improvement, restoration, facelift, renovation, revitalization, replenishment, overhaul, revive, restore, update, revamp, refurbish, rehabilitate, revitalize, clean, remodel
Examples from the Web for facelift
Contemporary Examples of facelift
His off-set line, Marc by Marc Jacobs, is also getting a facelift, with a name change happening in the near future.Big Changes at Marc Jacobs; Sophie Dahl Starts Blogging
The Fashion Beast Team
February 7, 2014
What pleasantly surprised me on my last visit was the extensive $18 million facelift the inn has had—and which it needed.Gal With a Suitcase
February 20, 2010
The party doesn't need a facelift, it needs a housecleaning.Yikes, What Does the GOP Do Now?
The Daily Beast
May 2, 2009
- a cosmetic surgical operation for tightening sagging skin and smoothing unwanted wrinkles on the face
- any improvement or renovation, as of a building, etc
- (tr) to improve the appearance of, as by a face-lift
Word Origin and History for facelift
- Plastic surgery to remove facial wrinkles, sagging skin, fat deposits, or other visible signs of aging for cosmetic purposes.rhytidectomy rhytidoplasty