tummy tuck

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tummy tuck (plural tummy tucks)

  1. (informal, surgery) Abdominoplasty: the surgical removal of excess flesh from the abdomen, usually for cosmetic reasons.
    • 2008 October, Mark Jenkins, “Need surgery? Call a travel agent”, in Men's Health, volume 23, number 8, ISSN 1054-4836, page 152:
      Rupak says that 45 percent of his clients undergo nonemergency, nonelective surgeries (such as knee, shoulder, back, and hip operations), while 30 percent have cosmetic procedures (tummy tucks, breast enlargements, and facelifts.)