HyperDic: phiz

English > 2 senses of the word Phiz / phiz:
NOUNperson Phiz, Browne, Hablot Knight BrowneEnglish illustrator of several of Dickens' novels (1815-1882)
bodyphiz, countenance, physiognomy, visage, kisser, smiler, mugthe human face ('kisser' and 'smiler' and 'mug' are informal terms for 'face' and 'phiz' is British)
English > Phiz: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningEnglish illustrator of several of Dickens' novels (1815-1882).
SynonymsBrowne, Hablot Knight Browne
Instance ofillustratorAn artist who makes illustrations (for books / books or magazines or advertisements etc.)
English > phiz: 2 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningThe human face ('kisser' and 'smiler' and 'mug' are informal terms for 'face' and 'phiz' is British).
Synonymscountenance, physiognomy, visage, kisser, smiler, mug
Part ofhuman headThe head of a human being
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Narrowerpudding face, pudding-faceA large fat human face
Broaderface, human faceThe front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishfaz, fisiognomía, fisionomía, fisonomía, rostro, semblante
Catalancara, fesomia, fisonomia, rostre, semblant

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