Associations to the word «Cosmetic»


COSMETIC, adjective. Imparting or improving beauty, particularly the beauty of the complexion.
COSMETIC, adjective. External or superficial; pertaining only to the surface or appearance of something.
COSMETIC, noun. Any substances applied to enhance the external color or texture of the skin, e.g. lipstick, eyeshadow, eyeliner; makeup.
COSMETIC, noun. A feature existing only on the surface.
COSMETIC DENTISTRY, noun. The branch of dentistry that deals with the appearance of teeth[1].
COSMETIC DENTISTRY, noun. Common cosmetic dental treatments include: whitening or tooth bleaching, enamel shaping, bonding, veneers, gum lift.
COSMETIC SECOND, noun. (manufacturing) An item produced by a manufacturer and sold wholesale that has a minor blemish and therefore is offered at a lower price.
COSMETIC SURGEON, noun. A surgeon who performs cosmetic surgery
COSMETIC SURGEONS, noun. Plural of cosmetic surgeon
COSMETIC SURGERIES, noun. Plural of cosmetic surgery
COSMETIC SURGERY, noun. Surgery (and related medical treatment) to improve appearance rather than for health reasons.

Dictionary definition

COSMETIC, noun. A toiletry designed to beautify the body.
COSMETIC, adjective. Serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose; "cosmetic fenders on cars"; "the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative".
COSMETIC, adjective. Serving an aesthetic purpose in beautifying the body; "cosmetic surgery"; "enhansive makeup".

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Kahlil Gibran