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  • IPA(key): /feɪst/
  • Rhymes: -eɪst

Etymology 1

face +‎ -ed



  1. simple past tense and past participle of face


faced (not comparable)

  1. (in combination) Having a specified type or number of faces.
    • c. 1694, William Bradshaw and Robert Midgley, Letters Writ by a Turkish Spy, Volume 7, London: 1754, Letter VI, p. 148, [1]
      He either heaves out fulsome hypochondriac Sighs, with supercilious Looks, and Chaps set like the Furrows of a sour-faced Hagi; or else he is tickled into a loud ungovernable Laughter, and all his Carriage is ridiculous and wanton.
    • 1918, Siegfried Sassoon, "Suicide in the Trenches" in Counter-Attack and Other Poems, London: Heinemann, p. 81, [2]
      You smug-faced crowds with kindling eye / Who cheer when soldier lads march by, / Sneak home and pray you'll never know / The hell where youth and laughter go.
    • 1949, George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Part One, Chapter 1, [3]
      Even the streets leading up to its outer barriers were roamed by gorilla-faced guards in black uniforms, armed with jointed truncheons.
  2. Having the outer surface dressed, with the front, as of a dress, covered ornamentally with another material.

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Etymology 2

Abbreviation of shit-faced.


faced (comparative more faced, superlative most faced)

  1. (slang) drunk
    That night was the first time I ever got faced.
  • See also Thesaurus:drunk


  • decaf




  1. second-person plural imperative of facer

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