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Definition of "eyelift" [eyelift]

  • Cosmetic plastic surgery of the tissue surrounding the eye to reduce or eliminate folds, wrinkles, and sags. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "eyelift" in a sentence
  • "I just looked in the mirror again and as far as I can tell, an eyelift would be for cosmetic reasons."
  • "I, however, concluded he actually needs an eyelift but would be skewered politically if he got one."
  • "(BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) (voice-over): Forty-five-year-old Laura Coco wasn't quite ready for a facelift, but she was ready for an eyelift."
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