|1.||a cosmetic surgical operation for tightening sagging skin and smoothing unwanted wrinkles on the face|
|2.||any improvement or renovation, as of a building, etc|
|3.||(tr) to improve the appearance of, as by a face-lift|
Plastic surgery to remove facial wrinkles, sagging skin, fat deposits, or other visible signs of aging for cosmetic purposes. Also called rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty.