nose job

noun Informal.

cosmetic surgery of the nose; rhinoplasty.

Origin of nose job

First recorded in 1965–70 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for nose job

nose job


slang a surgical remodelling of the nose for cosmetic reasons
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Word Origin and History for nose job

"rhinoplasty," 1963, from nose (n.) + job (n.).

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nose job in Medicine

nose job


Rhinoplasty, especially one performed for cosmetic purposes. Used informally.
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