tummy tuck


tummy tuck
tum·my tuck 'təm-ē- n abdominoplasty

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  • tummy tuck — tum′my tuck n. srg inf abdominoplasty …   From formal English to slang

  • tummy tuck — Informal. plastic surgery of the abdomen involving removal of excess fatty tissue and excess skin; abdominoplasty. * * * …   Universalium

  • tummy tuck — noun abdominoplasty …   Wiktionary

  • tummy tuck — n. abdominoplasty, cosmetic surgery for the removal of excess flesh and fatty tissue from the abdomen …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tummy tuck — /ˈtʌmi tʌk/ (say tumee tuk) noun Colloquial an abdominoplasty procedure …   Australian English dictionary

  • tummy tuck — noun cosmetic surgery of the abdomen to remove wrinkles and tighten the skin over the stomach • Syn: ↑abdominoplasty • Hypernyms: ↑plastic surgery, ↑reconstructive surgery, ↑anaplasty …   Useful english dictionary

  • tuck — tək n a cosmetic surgical operation for the removal of excess skin or fat from a body part see TUMMY TUCK …   Medical dictionary

  • tuck — tuck1 [tʌk] v [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: tuck to stretch cloth over hooks, pull (13 19 centuries), from Old English tucian to treat badly, punish, criticize angrily ] 1.) [T always + adverb/preposition] to push something, especially the edge of a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tuck — tuck1 [ tʌk ] verb transitive ** 1. ) tuck something behind/into/under something to put something in a particular place, especially in order to keep it safe or hidden: He had a newspaper tucked under his arm. She took off her glasses and tucked… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tuck — I UK [tʌk] / US verb [transitive] Word forms tuck : present tense I/you/we/they tuck he/she/it tucks present participle tucking past tense tucked past participle tucked ** 1) a) to put something in a particular place, especially in order to keep… …   English dictionary


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