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.
A nip and tuck is the order of the day for Skoda's 2005 Fabia model range.
"The top three sides in the Premiership are away from the rest but the next section of the table is really nip and tuck."
The opening 45 minutes were nip and tuck and at the break it was scoreless.
The deciding set was a nip and tuck affair as both big-serving players finally began to fire, comfortably holding their own service games.
"It was nip and tuck throughout but we fancy our chances of making sure when we play them against at home."
IT'S nip and tuck going into the final leg of the Orchill Summer Series, with just one point separating leadersIanWhitsonandTonyBall-andthird-placed man Paul Joyce is still in with a shout three points further back.
After plenty of preening, and more than a bit of a nip and tuck, the team's hard work left Mel looking tauter, if not much happier.
Countdown's Carol Vorderman has revealed she wouldn't be averse to a little nip and tuck at some point in the future.
It was nip and tuck in the early stages and the pair were level after ten holes but Wolstenholme, whose first success in the championship was 11 years ago, birdied four of the next five holes to take command.
A nip and tuck encounter saw Barwell take the lead after 35 minutes as Keith Morris scrambled home in a goalmouth melee.
Harley Street practitioner Jaya Prakesh said: "A nip and tuck is fine, but he's young and doesn't need to touch his lips yet."