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Definition 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 - [noun denoting act]

Samples where nip and tuck or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • some actresses have more than one face lift

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(nip and tuck is a kind of ...) surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue

(... is a kind of nip and tuck ) cosmetic surgery to improve the appearance of your nose

Definition 2: even or close in a race or competition or comparison - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where nip and tuck or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the horses ran neck and neck
  • he won nip and tuck

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Definition 3: inconclusive as to outcome; close or just even in a race or comparison or competition - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where nip and tuck or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • as they approached the finish line they were neck and neck
  • the election was a nip and tuck affair

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(nip and tuck is similar to ...) not conclusive; not putting an end to doubt or question

"an inconclusive reply" "inconclusive evidence" "the inconclusive committee vote"

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