nose job

noun Informal.
cosmetic surgery of the nose; rhinoplasty.

Origin:
1965–70

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nose job
 
n
slang a surgical remodelling of the nose for cosmetic reasons

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Medical Dictionary

nose job n.
Rhinoplasty, especially one performed for cosmetic purposes.

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nose job definition


  1. n.
    a plastic surgery operation to change the appearance of one's nose. : I don't want a nose job. What I got is good enough.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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Example sentences
She was advised to get a nose job and lose weight, but she refused.
Her surgery included a nose job, brow lift and chin implant.
Earlier, he'd had a nose job and began the lightening that would eventually turn his skin bizarrely pale.
Within six weeks it had collapsed, and she was back in surgery again to fix what turned out to be a botched nose job.
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