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3 definitions found
 for Nip and tuck
From 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.
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     2. A pinch with the nails or teeth.
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     3. A small cut, or a cutting off the end.
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     4. A blast; a killing of the ends of plants by frost.
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     5. A biting sarcasm; a taunt. --Latimer.
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     6. (Naut.) A short turn in a rope.
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     Nip and tuck, a phrase signifying equality in a contest;
        as, it was nip and tuck right to the last minute of play.
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From 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]

From 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
  
  

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