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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised;
- Example: "some actresses have more than one face lift"
[syn: face lift, facelift, lift, face lifting, cosmetic surgery, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty, nip and tuck]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. inconclusive as to outcome; close or just even in a race or comparison or competition;
- Example: "as they approached the finish line they were neck and neck"
- Example: "the election was a nip and tuck affair"
[syn: neck and neck, head-to-head, nip and tuck]


ADVERB (1)

1. even or close in a race or competition or comparison;
- Example: "the horses ran neck and neck"
- Example: "he won nip and tuck"
[syn: neck and neck, head-to-head, nip and tuck]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nip \Nip\, n. 1. A seizing or closing in upon; a pinching; as, in the northern seas, the nip of masses of ice. [1913 Webster] 2. A pinch with the nails or teeth. [1913 Webster] 3. A small cut, or a cutting off the end. [1913 Webster] 4. A blast; a killing of the ends of plants by frost. [1913 Webster] 5. A biting sarcasm; a taunt. --Latimer. [1913 Webster] 6. (Naut.) A short turn in a rope. [1913 Webster] Nip and tuck, a phrase signifying equality in a contest; as, it was nip and tuck right to the last minute of play. [Low, U.S.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

nip and tuck adv 1: even or close in a race or competition or comparison; "the horses ran neck and neck"; "he won nip and tuck" [syn: neck and neck, head-to-head, nip and tuck] adj 1: inconclusive as to outcome; close or just even in a race or comparison or competition; "as they approached the finish line they were neck and neck"; "the election was a nip and tuck affair" [syn: neck and neck, head-to- head, nip and tuck] n 1: plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised; "some actresses have more than one face lift" [syn: face lift, facelift, lift, face lifting, cosmetic surgery, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty, nip and tuck]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

24 Moby Thesaurus words for "nip and tuck": alike, at par, au pair, commensurate, drawn, equal, equalized, even, even stephen, fifty-fifty, half-and-half, knotted, level, like, on a footing, on a level, on a par, on even ground, par, proportionate, quits, square, stalemated, tied