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bottom surgery

bottom surgery  n.— «Rey always expected to go off-campus for his transition. He wound up being operated on by a private surgeon in New York City. (He received no “bottom surgery,” as it is known—few transmen do, in part because the...

top surgery

top surgery  n.— «He was in the process of legally changing his name to a male name, although he couldn’t decide whether to go casual (Rey) or Old Testament (Asher). And in December Rey underwent what he called “chest reconstruction...

mom job

mom job  n.— «Mommy surgery appeals both as a quick fix for stubborn postpregnancy weight and as a way to control aging itself. Dozens of doctors devote parts of their Web sites to the mom job, including Dr. Lloyd M. Krieger, a plastic...

scuffling

scuffling  v.— «RHP Jay Powell was scuffling the first month of the season. He was coming off a poor 2000 during which he spent most of the time on the DL. He had season-ending shoulder surgery in August and had a spotty spring...

undercard

undercard  n.— «Donofrio, who had back surgery Monday for injuries he traces in part to wrestling, said, “If you’re an undercard guy, if you don’t work, you don’t eat. That’s the shame of the business. You talk about the biggest...

chicken cutlet

chicken cutlet  n.— «Instead of surgery, she wears a prosthesis that fits into her bra. “We call it the chicken cutlet.”» —“Survivor. A Portrait Of Strength” by Cindy F. Crawford Daytona Beach News...