cosmetic cosmetic  /kɑz ˈmɛ tɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a toiletry designed to beautify the body
  2. (adj) serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose
  3. (adj) serving an aesthetic purpose in beautifying the body

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. And she simply outworked everyone else in the cosmetics industry.
  2. The productsusually cosmetics, soaps or vitaminsare generally overpriced and do not sell well.
  3. Companies rush to market kiddie cosmetics for pretty babies Archie Bunker's niece will soon have a new television role.

News

  1. New Jersey Cosmetic Dentist Recognized as a "Top Dentist" for 2013

    Spring Lake Dental Care has announced that their New Jersey cosmetic dentist, Dr. Peter Ciampi, was recently named a 2013 "Top Dentist" in New Jersey Monthly magazine. Having over 20 years of ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Little Rock Cosmetic Surgery Center Offering Summer Specials This June

    Arkansas cosmetic surgeons have noticed an increase in male patients. Because of this, Little Rock Cosmetic Surgery Center is offering summer specials for male breast reductions and BOTOX procedures. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/arkansas/cosmetic-surgeons/prweb10812278.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Cosmetic Surgeon Dr. Jennifer Hein Applauds Angelina Jolie's Mastectomy Decision

    CHICAGO, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Jennifer Hein , founder of Women's Institute of Cosmetic & Laser Surgery, is constantly encouraging her patients to make certain that they are opting to ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "The actions of the regime are `cosmetic'. What we need are signs of serious intent to move toward a democratic transition," presidential press secretary Dana Perino said.
    on Oct 19, 2007 By: Dana Perino Source: FOXNews

  2. "I think the budget will be a squib, I think there will be cosmetic spending cuts and cosmetic tax increases," Mr Abbott said. "I think there will be a lot of rhetoric and not much substance."
    on May 13, 2008 By: Tony Abbott Source: Brisbane Times

  3. "So I go to Walgreen's and I go to the cosmetic aisle," LaBeouf recalled, "and I see the security guard and he's looking at me, four in the morning, pretty disheveled, pretty messed up on the special magic sauce. And I get the pimple cream,...
    on Apr 13, 2007 By: Shia LaBeouf Source: KTAR.com

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