Definition of face-lifting in English:

face-lifting

noun

  • 1The action or process of tightening the skin of the face, especially by surgical procedure, to create a youthful appearance.

  • 2In extended use: the redesigning or refurbishing of something.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Salt Lake Tribune. From face + lifting.

Pronunciation

face-lifting

/ˈfeɪsˌlɪftɪŋ/