[meyk-oh-ver] /ˈmeɪkˌoʊ vər/
remodeling; renovation; restoration:
The old house needs a complete makeover.
a thorough course of beauty and cosmetic treatments:
Assistants spent four hours on the actress’s makeover in preparation for the awards ceremony.
also make-over, by 1981, from phrase make over in sense “to refashion” (1690s); from make + over.
[meyk-pees] /ˈmeɪkˌpis/ noun 1. a peacemaker.
[meyk] /meɪk/ verb (used with object), made, making. 1. to bring into existence by shaping or changing material, combining parts, etc.: to make a dress; to make a channel; to make a work of art. 2. to produce; cause to exist or happen; bring about: to make trouble; to make war. 3. to cause to […]
- Make points with someone
verb phrase To be more highly prized with someone: That’s no way to make points with the voters these days (1960s+)
- Make poo poo
[poo-poo for 1, 3; poo-poo for 2] /ˈpuˌpu for 1, 3; ˈpuˈpu for 2/ noun, Baby Talk. 1. excrement; feces. verb (used with or without object) 2. . Idioms 3. make poo-poo, to defecate. noun Excrement; poo, poop •A euphemism used to and by children: He reverts to that childishness of poo-poo caca Related Terms […]