Makeover vs Makeunder - What's the difference?

makeover | makeunder |


As nouns the difference between makeover and makeunder

is that makeover is a major change in the use of something, or in the appearance of something or someone; a radical transformation while makeunder is a makeover in which the quality, flashiness or value of something is downgraded.

makeover

English

Alternative forms

* make-over

Noun

(wikipedia makeover) (en noun)
  • A major change in the use of something, or in the appearance of something or someone; a radical transformation
  • This room is a mess, it needs a makeover

    Antonyms

    * makeunder

    makeunder

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A makeover in which the quality, flashiness or value of something is downgraded.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year = 2011 , title = Beauty Rehab: Your Guide to Feel Beautiful, Sexy, and Confident in Twenty-Eight Days , author = Coni Masciave , publisher = Xlibris , isbn = 9781462891979 , page = 142 , pageurl = http://books.google.com/books?id=9ST8HWjrVAoC&pg=PA142&dq=makeunder , passage = While some women need a makeover to add makeup, some women need a makeunder to take it down a notch. }}
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  • , date = 2011-10-18 , title = The Chicktionary: From A-line to Z-snap, the words every woman should know , author = Anna Lefler , publisher = Adams Media , isbn = 9781440531231 , page = 122 , pageurl = http://books.google.com/books?id=aRLhLxBl7tEC&pg=PA122&dq=makeunder , passage = The typical'' candidate for a makeunder''' is a woman who applies her makeup with too liberal a hand, styles her hair in a distracting or unattractive manner, or wears clothes that could be described as unflattering or over the top. The ''ideal'' candidate for a ' makeunder does all three of these simultaneously, mostly likely while upending a bottle of perfume into her cleavage. }}
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  • Antonyms

    * makeover