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Adjective
/käzˈmetik/,
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Involving or relating to treatment intended to restore or improve a person's appearance,
  1. Involving or relating to treatment intended to restore or improve a person's appearance
    • - cosmetic surgery
  2. Designed or serving to improve the appearance of the body, esp. the face
    • - lens designs can improve the cosmetic effect of your glasses
  3. Affecting only the appearance of something rather than its substance
    • - the reform package was merely a cosmetic exercise
Noun
  1. A product applied to the body, esp. the face, to improve its appearance


  1. a toiletry designed to beautify the body
  2. serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose; "cosmetic fenders on cars"; "the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative"
  3. serving an aesthetic purpose in beautifying the body; "cosmetic surgery"; "enhansive makeup"
  4. (cosmetically) for cosmetic purposes to improve appearance; "it is used cosmetically by many women"
  5. Cosmetics are substances used to enhance the appearance or odor of the human body. Cosmetics include skin-care creams, lotions, powders, perfumes, lipsticks, fingernail and toe nail polish, eye and facial makeup, permanent waves, colored contact lenses, hair colors, hair sprays and gels, ...
  6. Cosmesis is the preservation, restoration, or bestowing of bodily beauty. In the medical context, it usually refers to the surgical correction of a disfiguring defect, or the cosmetic improvements made by a surgeon following incisions. ...
  7. Any substances applied to enhance the external color or texture of the skin, e.g. lipstick, eyeshadow, eyeliner; makeup; A feature existing only on the surface; External or superficial; pertaining only to the surface or appearance of something
  8. (Cosmetics) Articles intended to be applied to the human body for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness or alternating the appearance without affecting the body structure or function. ...
  9. (Cosmetics) certain types of cosmetics (especially liquid foundations and powders) can be used to conceal but not remove hair. Some women and men use this method in conjunction with a hair removal method. ...
  10. (8. cosmetics) Same as  powder puff
  11. (Cosmetics) Colloquial Firestop Industry Term referring to aesthetic finishing touches to an installed firestop.
  12. (Cosmetics) Cover & Treat Skin Imperfections With Cosmetics
  13. (Cosmetics) You don’t have to be under strong lights like an actress on a stage, so there is no need to be made up like one.
  14. (Cosmetics) n.: A woman's means for keeping a man from reading between the lines.
  15. (Cosmetics) such as baby oil, baby wipes, shampoo, hair conditioner, hair dye, moisturising cream, or lotion, and solid cosmetics, such as lipstick and eye shadow.
  16. (cosmetics) the women of Egypt followed certain styles and trends in their toilette. From earliest times, they employed materials to brighten or color their faces. ...
  17. (Cosmesis) The outer, aesthetic covering of a prosthesis, usually made of foam or a rubber like material.  Foam cosmeses are almost always covered by a cosmetic stocking.
  18. (Cosmesis) The appearance of a device
  19. (Cosmesis) We provide cosmetic prosthetic and orthotic devices . Our orthoses/prostheses are streamlined so they will not draw attention to our clients condition while they ambulate in the community.
  20. A cosmetic surgery is one that only affects appearance, rather than making a body part work better or curing an illness.
  21. a powder, lotion, lipstick, rouge, or other preparation for beautifying the face, skin, hair, nails, etc.
  22. editing: removal of ums, uhs, stutters, false starts (cleaning up)
  23. cosmétique / produit de beauté
  24. Designed to enhance esthetics.
  25. superficial measures to make something appear better, more attractive, or more impressive