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.
After that it was nip and tuck but Highgate was fuming that she lost the chance to square the match at the 17th by missing a putt of just four feet.
It was certainly nip and tuck when Everton came to St James' Park last season.
It was nip and tuck all the way as the Welsh youngsters mounted a determined bid to avenge their home defeat last year.
Early on it was nip and tuck and midway through the opening half the scores were tied at 10-10.
IN a city of face lifts and a bigger-is-better mentality, it shouldn't be surprising that Los Angeles International Airport is getting a little nip and tuck.
NEWCASTLE is Britain's nip and tuck capital - with more plastic surgery carried out there than anywhere else.
It was nip and tuck until the very end before Bennett struck.