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Definition of 'nip and tuck'


  1. 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"
       Synonyms: face lift facelift lift face lifting cosmetic surgery rhytidectomy rhytidoplasty


  1. inconclusive as to outcome; close or just even in a race or comparison or competition; "as they approached the finish line they were neck and neck"; "the election was a nip and tuck affair"
       Synonyms: neck and neck head-to-head


  1. even or close in a race or competition or comparison; "the horses ran neck and neck"; "he won nip and tuck"
       Synonyms: neck and neck head-to-head

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