Definition of Face lift
1. Noun. Plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised. "Some actresses have more than one face lift"
Specialized synonyms: Nose Job, Rhinoplasty
Generic synonyms: Anaplasty, Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery
Derivative terms: Face-lift
2. Noun. A renovation that improves the outward appearance (as of a building) but usually does not involve major changes. "More than a facelift, the new model marks a fundamental change of direction"
Lexicographical Neighbors of Face Lift
Literary usage of Face lift
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Germany Real Estate Yearbook 2007: Assets, Industry Trends, Market Players by Europe Real Estate Publishers B.V. (2006)
"... building will form an attractive residential and business complex.» HG Merz architects designed the face-lift of Staatsbibliothek Unter den Linden. ..."
2. American Poetry by Percy Holmes Boynton, Howard Mumford Jones, George Wiley Sherburn, Frank Martindale Webster (1918)
"Men have seen him steal in lowly, Lick the island's feet and face, Lift a cold wet nose up slowly, Then turn empty to his place: Empty, idle, hungered, ..."
3. American Poetry by Percy Holmes Boynton, Howard Mumford Jones, George Wiley Sherburn, Frank Martindale Webster (1918)
"Men have seen him steal in lowly, Lick the island's feet and face, Lift a cold wet nose up slowly, Then turn empty to his place: Empty, ..."
4. The English Illustrated Magazine (1905)
"... wi'l strike him in the face. Lift up your cross, and swear this before God !" Piteously, blindly, she groped for his hand. " Pierre, Pierre, I love him ..."
5. Adventure Guide to the Inside Passage and Coastal Alaska by Lynn Readicker-Henderson (2002)
"STATIC GLACIER Since 1994, the glacier has been giving itself a face-lift; in 1995 alone, it lost half a mile of ice, a greater loss in one year than in the ..."