the facial contortions typically displayed by a person during sexual climax
a smooth round face like a baby's
a weight of type characterized by thick heavy lines, as the entry words in this dictionary
(in a pack of playing cards ) a king, queen, or jack of any suit
a measure of wood cut for fuel, as arranged in a pile 8 feet wide, 4 feet high, and with pieces 12 to 18 inches in length
If you face someone down, you oppose them or defeat them by being confident and looking at them boldly.
a dipterous fly ( Musca autumnalis ) that feeds on the eye secretions of cattle
a cosmetic surgical operation for tightening sagging skin and smoothing unwanted wrinkles on the face
A face mask is a device that you wear over your face, for example to prevent yourself from breathing bad air or from spreading germs, or to protect your face when you are in a dangerous situation .
the method of starting a game, in which the referee drops the puck, etc between two opposing players
to endure (trouble)
A face pack is a thick substance which you spread on your face, allow to dry for a short time, and then remove, in order to clean your skin thoroughly.
Face-time is time that you spend talking directly to someone, rather than talking by phone or email.
a round full face
a facial expression that suggests a strong determination to succeed
a disappointed, solemn, or miserable facial expression
to be made to look foolish or to do something which damages your reputation
Someone who is new in a particular public role can be referred to as a new face .
a type style that originated in the 18th century, characterized by little contrast between thick and thin strokes
a perpendicular side of a rock
to do something so that people continue to respect you and your reputation is not damaged
face to face:
If you come face to face with someone, you meet them and can talk to them or look at them directly .
An about-face is a complete change of attitude or opinion .
to rotate the telescope of a surveying instrument through 180° horizontally and vertically, taking a second sighting of the same object in order to reduce error
the vertical face of a cliff
the dial of an analogue clock, marked with divisions representing units of time
Action is doing something for a particular purpose.
a small towelling cloth used for washing
A court is a place where legal matters are decided by a judge and jury or by a magistrate .
Face cream is a thick substance that you rub into your face in order to keep it soft.
Danger is the possibility that someone may be harmed or killed.
Death is the permanent end of the life of a person or animal.
Facts are pieces of information that can be discovered .
a guard used to protect a player's face
to harden the surface of ( steel or iron ) by the addition of carbon at high temperature
Face powder is a very fine soft powder that you can put on your face in order to make it look smoother.
A face-saver is an action or excuse which prevents damage to your reputation or the loss of people's respect for you.
A face-saving action is one which prevents damage to your reputation or the loss of people's respect for you.
a small towel for the face
The face value of things such as coins, paper money, investment documents, or tickets is the amount of money that they are worth, and that is written on them.
an engaging in kissing, caressing, etc.
a weight of type characterized by light thin lines
A poker face is an expression on your face that shows none of your feelings .
a stylized representation of a smiling face, typically a yellow circle with dots for eyes and a curved line for a smile, used as in a memo to suggest approval, a joking tone, etc.
If you say that someone's behaviour is a volte-face, you mean that they have changed their opinion or decision completely, so that it is the opposite of what it was before.
(of a crystal) having a lattice point at the centre of each face of each unit cell as well as at the corners
A face flannel is a small cloth made of towelling which you use for washing yourself.
decorative painting of the face, esp for children