nip and tuck


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nip and tuck

adv. & adj.
So close that the advantage or lead shifts from one to another and is virtually indeterminable.
n. Informal
A cosmetic surgical procedure in which skin and usually fat are removed and muscle is sometimes tightened to create a slimmer or more youthful appearance.

nip and tuck

A popular term for cosmetic surgery.
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The first step toward our farming goal was to teach Nip and Tuck to pull things on a chain.
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