from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In printing, same as heavy face.


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  • Later in his career, he developed the classic fat-face bad-complexion look of a steroid user.

    Shayana Kadidal: Scattered Preliminary Observations on the Mitchell Steroids Report

  • And she called her another time fat-face, and womaned her most violently.


  • Me catchee big manacou byme-bye; an 'dat heap betterer dan nasty fat-face' guana.

    The White Squall A Story of the Sargasso Sea

  • Then, turning towards the Bagman: "Drive on, fat-face!" said he, "and sharp's the word."

    The Broad Highway

  • I can't stop looking at his Lex Luthor, who looks like the old Silver Age Luthor from the neck up, as if he's gotten that sort of puffy, fat-face look that some Holywood actors get when they reach a certain age, and all the Ethan Van Sciver-level of detail he and Alamy pack into the faces of the more monstrous characters.

    Every Day Is Like Wednesday

  • a minute ago -- 19, fat-face, raspy voice, pert ways, the self-complacency of God; and with it all a silly laugh (embarrassed) which kept breaking out through her chatter all along, whereas there was no call for it, for she said nothing that was funny.

    Mark Twain's Letters — Volume 4 (1886-1900)

  • "You've made the whole world dirty, you fat-face, and yet I haven't said anything to you.

    Seven Who Were Hanged


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