[ meyk-oh-ver ]
/ ˈmeɪkˌoʊ vər /


remodeling; renovation; restoration: The old house needs a complete makeover.
a thorough course of beauty and cosmetic treatments: Assistants spent four hours on the actress's makeover in preparation for the awards ceremony.

Origin of makeover

noun use of verb phrase make over Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for makeover



also make-over, by 1981, from phrase make over in sense "to refashion" (1690s); from make + over.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper