makeover makeover  /ˈmæ ˌkoʊ vər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an overall beauty treatment (involving a person's hair style and cosmetics and clothing) intended to change or improve a person's appearance
  2. (n) a complete reconstruction and renovation of something

Usage(s):

  1. As campuses fight boorish behavior, the nation's largest fraternity seeks a manners makeover.
  2. Paris in Spring- time with Nicky The Hilton sisters get a major makeover: Back in Bloom Floral prints are back, along with mega-model Gisele Bundchen.
  3. Ottawa's Makeover NCC proposals for a capital makeover are expensive and unattractive.

News

  1. Neptune Beach street nominated for makeover

    NEPTUNE BEACH, Fla. -- The City of Neptune Beach is in the running for a Main Street makeover provided by Benjamin Moore Paints.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: First Coast News

  2. Hitler's alpine retreat getting makeover

    BERLIN (AP) — Adolf Hitler's mountain retreat in Bavaria is getting a makeover, with a 17-million euro ($22.5 million) renovation project that will enlarge the historical information center now there.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Seating Makeover For Mocs McKenzie Arena

    Chattanooga-(WDEF) McKenzie Arena is getting a much needed makeover. If you head to the Mocs basketball venue next season, the seating will look a little different. Since McKenzie Arena is now over 30 years old, it was time for little face lift. Said athletic director David Blackburn,"It does need some tender loving care. We do have to put some effort into that. It's still a great venue. People ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WDEF Chattanooga

Quotes

  1. "We understand that this house is in need of an extreme makeover and that you're the crew to do it," the space station's skipper, Mike Fincke, said as he welcomed the seven shuttle astronauts aboard.
    on Nov 15, 2008 By: Michael Fincke Source: FOXNews

  2. "I think it's partially just because I think she needs a mini-makeover - but if she were wearing super stylish Phillip Lim dresses and had long, blond hair, I think you'd really be stunned by just how gorgeous a woman she is," Banks said.
    on Sep 9, 2008 By: Elizabeth Banks Source: International Herald Tribune

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