Help support Wordnik by adopting your favorite word!

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The face

Etymologies

From physiognomy. (Wiktionary)

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • The human face (kisser, smiler, mug). British: phizog : an ugly phiz. Colloquial shortening of physiognomy. Phiz was an English illustrator of several of Dickens' novels (1815-1882).

    February 27, 2015