nose job

nose job
'nose job
n informal
a medical operation on someone's nose to improve its appearance
→↑plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery ↑cosmetic surgery

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • nose job — (n.) rhinoplasty, 1963, from NOSE (Cf. nose) (n.) + JOB (Cf. job) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • nose job — nose jobs N COUNT A nose job is surgical operation that some people have to improve the shape of their nose. [INFORMAL] I ve never had plastic surgery, though people always think I ve had a nose job …   English dictionary

  • nose job — nose ,job noun count INFORMAL a medical operation to change the appearance of someone s nose so that they look more attractive …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nose job — n. Slang a cosmetic alteration of a person s nose by plastic surgery …   English World dictionary

  • nose job — nose′ job n. Informal. cvb srg inf rhinoplasty • Etymology: 1965–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • nose job — noun cosmetic surgery to improve the appearance of your nose • Syn: ↑rhinoplasty • Hypernyms: ↑face lift, ↑facelift, ↑lift, ↑face lifting, ↑cosmetic surgery, ↑rhytidectomy, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nose job — Slang for plastic surgery on the nose, known medically as a rhinoplasty. This is a facial cosmetic procedure, often performed to enhance the appearance of the nose. During rhinoplasty, the nasal cartilages and bones are modified, or tissue is… …   Medical dictionary

  • nose job — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms nose job : singular nose job plural nose jobs informal a medical operation to change the appearance of someone s nose so that they look more attractive …   English dictionary

  • nose job — n. a plastic surgery operation to change the appearance of one’s nose. □ How much does a nose job cost? □ I don’t want a nose job. What I got is good enough …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • nose job — noun A plastic surgical procedure to alter the appearance of the nose, especially for cosmetic reasons; the resulting physical appearance of the nose. Luther Adlers nose job has made him practically pretty. Syn: rhinoplasty …   Wiktionary

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