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VISAGE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does visage mean? 

VISAGE (noun)
  The noun VISAGE has 2 senses:

1. the human face ('kisser' and 'smiler' and 'mug' are informal terms for 'face' and 'phiz' is British)
2. the appearance conveyed by a person's face

  Familiarity information: VISAGE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


VISAGE (noun)


Sense 1visage [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The human face ('kisser' and 'smiler' and 'mug' are informal terms for 'face' and 'phiz' is British)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting body parts

Synonyms:

physiognomy; visage; kisser; phiz; smiler; countenance; mug

Hypernyms ("visage" is a kind of...):

face; human face (the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear)

Domain region:

Britain; GB; Great Britain; U.K.; UK; United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland)

Domain usage:

colloquialism (a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "visage"):

pudding face; pudding-face (a large fat human face)

Holonyms ("visage" is a part of...):

human head (the head of a human being)


Sense 2visage [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The appearance conveyed by a person's face

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

countenance; visage

Context examples:

a pleasant countenance / a stern visage

Hypernyms ("visage" is a kind of...):

appearance; visual aspect (outward or visible aspect of a person or thing)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "visage"):

aspect; expression; face; facial expression; look (the feelings expressed on a person's face)

poker face (a face without any interpretable expression (as that of a good poker player))


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