face out

face out
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feys out]
    • /feɪs aʊt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feys out]
    • /feɪs aʊt/

Definitions of face out words

  • noun face out the front part of the head, from the forehead to the chin. 1
  • noun face out a look or expression on this part: a sad face. 1
  • noun face out an expression or look that indicates ridicule, disgust, etc.; grimace: The child put on a face when told to go to bed. 1
  • noun face out cosmetics; makeup: Excuse me while I go to the powder room to put on my face. 1
  • noun face out impudence; boldness: to have the face to ask such a rude question. 1
  • noun face out outward appearance: These are just old problems with new faces. The future presented a fair face to the fortunate youth. 1

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Origin of face out

First appearance:

before 1250
One of the 11% oldest English words
1250-1300; (noun) Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French < Vulgar Latin *facia, for Latin faciēs facies; (v.) late Middle English facen, derivative of the noun

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Parts of speech for Face out


face out popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 99% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

face out usage trend in Literature

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