HyperDic: pull_a_face

English > 1 sense of the expression pull a face:
VERBbodypull a face, grimace, make a facecontort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state
English > pull a face: 1 sense > verb 1, body
Meaningcontort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsgrimace, make a face
Narrowerfrown, glower, lour, lowerlook angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval
pout, mop, mowmake a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip
screw upTwist into a strained configuration
smilechange one's facial expression by spreading the lips, often to signal pleasure
squint, squinchcross one's eyes as if in strabismus
wincemake a face indicating disgust or dislike
Broadercommunicate, intercommunicatetransmit thoughts or feelings

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