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false face

false face
F f

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawls feys]
    • /fɔls feɪs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawls feys]
    • /fɔls feɪs/

Definitions of false face words

  • noun false face a mask covering the face. 1
  • noun false face (Obsolete (No longer in use)) A mask. 0

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Origin of false face

First appearance:

before 1810
One of the 40% newest English words
First recorded in 1810-20

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for False face

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

false face popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 37% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 54% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

false face usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for false face

noun false face

  • disguise — to change the appearance or guise of so as to conceal identity or mislead, as by means of deceptive garb: The king was disguised as a peasant.
  • masquerade — a party, dance, or other festive gathering of persons wearing masks and other disguises, and often elegant, historical, or fantastic costumes.
  • facade — Architecture. the front of a building, especially an imposing or decorative one. any side of a building facing a public way or space and finished accordingly.
  • facade — Architecture. the front of a building, especially an imposing or decorative one. any side of a building facing a public way or space and finished accordingly.

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