1. [ noun ] (medicine,surgery) 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
Synonyms: rhytidectomy rhytidoplasty facelift cosmetic_surgery lift nip_and_tuck face_lifting

"some actresses have more than one face lift"

Related terms: operation plastic_surgery nose_job face-lift
2. [ noun ] a renovation that improves the outward appearance (as of a building)
Synonyms: face_lifting facelift
Related terms: renovation
Similar spelling:   face_lifting