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nose job

n. Informal
Plastic surgery on the nose, especially to improve its appearance; rhinoplasty.

nose job

n
slang a surgical remodelling of the nose for cosmetic reasons

rhi•no•plas•ty

(ˈraɪ nəˌplæs ti)

n., pl. -ties.
plastic surgery of the nose.
[1835–45]
rhi`no•plas′tic, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nose job - cosmetic surgery to improve the appearance of your nose
cosmetic surgery, face lift, facelift, nip and tuck, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty, face lifting, lift - 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"
Translations
جِراحَه بْلاسْتيكيَّهيَسْقُط رأسِيِّا
letět střemhlavplastika nosu
styrtdykke
orrplasztikaorrplasztikát végez
plastika nosa
burun estetik ameliyatıpike yapmak

nose

(nəuz) noun
1. the part of the face by which people and animals smell and usually breathe. She held the flower to her nose; He punched the man on the nose.
2. the sense of smell. Police dogs have good noses and can follow criminals' trails.
3. the part of anything which is like a nose in shape or position. the nose of an aeroplane.
verb
1. to make a way by pushing carefully forward. The ship nosed (its way) through the ice.
2. to look or search as if by smelling. He nosed about (in) the cupboard.
-nosed
a long-nosed dog.
ˈnos(e)y adjective
taking too much interest in other people and what they are doing. She is a very nos(e)y person.
ˈnosily adverb
ˈnosiness noun
ˈnose-bag noun
food-bag for horses, hung over the head.
ˈnosedive noun
a dive or fall with the head or nose first. The aeroplane did a nosedive into the sea.
ˈnose job noun
plastic surgery on the nose.
verb
to make such a dive. Suddenly the plane nosedived.
follow one's nose
to go straight forward.
lead by the nose
to make (a person) do whatever one wants.
nose out
to find (as if) by smelling. The dog nosed out its master's glove.
pay through the nose
to pay a lot, or too much.
turn up one's nose at
to treat with contempt. He turned up his nose at the school dinner.
under (a person's) (very) nose
right in front of (a person). The book was right under my very nose; He stole the money from under my very nose.
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