|1.||[ adverb ] even or close in a race or competition or comparison|
"the horses ran neck and neck" "he won nip and tuck"
|2.||[ adjective ] inconclusive as to outcome; close or just even in a race or comparison or competition|
"as they approached the finish line they were neck and neck" "the election was a nip and tuck affair"
|3.||[ 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:||face_lifting rhytidectomy rhytidoplasty facelift cosmetic_surgery lift face_lift|
"some actresses have more than one face lift"
|Related terms:||operation plastic_surgery nose_job face-lift|