Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having coarse features; harsh of countenance; repellent in aspect.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Hard-featured; ill-looking.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Kilian presently made his appearance, a stout hard-favored man-at-arms,

    Anne of Geierstein

  • There are women capable of neither, hard-favored or silly women.

    Letters of Two Brides

  • Around the walls hung the hard-favored portraits of the heroes of the house of

    The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon

  • Never did Christmas board display a more goodly and gracious assemblage of countenances; those who were not handsome were, at least, happy; and happiness is a rare improver of your hard-favored visage.

    The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon

  • A smile lay too easily on her lips for her to care whether his hard-favored features cracked with one.

    Leftover Love

  • A smile lay too easily on her lips for her to care whether his hard-favored features cracked with one.

    Leftover Love

  • A smile lay too easily on her lips for her to care whether his hard-favored features cracked with one.

    Leftover Love

  • A smile lay too easily on her lips for her to care whether his hard-favored features cracked with one.

    Leftover Love

  • The colloquy between the two thus concluded, the horseman -- a strongly-built, hard-favored, muscular man of forty -- set spurs to his horse; and bounding onward toward Wilson's (distant some five miles -- the ravine being about half way between the residence of the groom and bride,) he was quickly lost to the sight of the other, who quietly seated himself to await the reinforcement.

    Ella Barnwell A Historical Romance of Border Life

  • QUICK '- Disguise fair nature with hard-favored rage..

    Sanders' Union Fourth Reader

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