Put Lipstick on a Pig

What Does "Put Lipstick on a Pig" Mean?

"Put lipstick on a pig" is an English idiom. It means "to make superficial or cosmetic improvements to something that is fundamentally flawed or unappealing, giving the illusion of improvement."

Examples in Sentences

Here are three examples of the idiom "put lipstick on a pig" used in a sentence:

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