HyperDic: physiognomy

English > 1 sense of the word physiognomy:
NOUNbodyphysiognomy, countenance, phiz, visage, kisser, smiler, mugthe human face ('kisser' and 'smiler' and 'mug' are informal terms for 'face' and 'phiz' is British)
English > physiognomy: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe human face ('kisser' and 'smiler' and 'mug' are informal terms for 'face' and 'phiz' is British).
Synonymscountenance, phiz, 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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