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English definition of “facelift”


noun [C]     /ˈfeɪslɪft/
SKIN medical treatment that makes the skin of your face tighter so that you look younger : She looks like she's had a facelift.SurgeryBeauty treatments
PLACE If a place is given a facelift, it is improved and made to look more attractive : The council is planning a £6 million facelift for the old harbour area .Restoring and reviving
(Definition of facelift noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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