Meaning of cosmetically in English:

cosmetically

See synonyms for cosmetically

adverb

See cosmetic

‘Essential oils will penetrate to the epidermis (bottom layer of skin) to exert their beneficial effects, and work cosmetically to help slow the aging process.’
  • ‘During its operation as a function centre, night spot and disco, it has been looked after cosmetically, but beneath the surface expensive restoration work is necessary.’
  • ‘As always, extreme makeover or not, if you're not happy with who you are on the inside, cosmetically changing the outside will never make up for it.’
  • ‘In 2004, the downloader - at least cosmetically - has gone from being the music industry's archenemy to its best mate.’
  • ‘Squint surgery corrects the misalignment cosmetically; however there can be no visual function improvement in that eye.’