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English adjective: nip and tuck

1. nip and tuck inconclusive as to outcome; close or just even in a race or comparison or competition


SamplesAs they approached the finish line they were neck and neck.
The election was a nip and tuck affair.


Synonymshead-to-head, neck and neck


Similarinconclusive


Antonymsconclusive


English noun: nip and tuck

1. nip and tuck (act) 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


SamplesSome actresses have more than one face lift.


Synonymscosmetic surgery, face lift, face lifting, facelift, lift, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty


Broader (hypernym)anaplasty, plastic surgery, reconstructive surgery


Narrower (hyponym)nose job, rhinoplasty


English adverb: nip and tuck

1. nip and tuck even or close in a race or competition or comparison


SamplesThe horses ran neck and neck.
He won nip and tuck.


Synonymshead-to-head, neck and neck









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