Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a plump or full, round face.

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Examples

  • She was plump-faced with a pleasant smile and bobbed black hair that had frizzled a bit in the humidity outside.

    Married

  • She was plump-faced with a pleasant smile and bobbed black hair that had frizzled a bit in the humidity outside.

    Lance Mannion:

  • The Kodama security team, three big, plump-faced, scowling Samoans, talked to them, urging them to leave, but they refused to budge.

    Beard

  • They have already laid aside their other laughter, that of mothers braiding their daughters 'hair, or of the dance steps of the plump-faced girls tumbling to their first retsina at the age of three.

    The Dance Begins

  • Old John's "Family Moment" featured what I assume was his brother, a plump-faced handsome young man with a Kirk Douglas cleft in his chin, saying something, but my attention was taken by the magnificently beautiful large doggie beside him, whimpering a love more pure and true than that of any human being.

    Tallulah Morehead: Survivor: Samoa: The Silence of the Chickens

  • A plump-faced young shopman with red hair, in an otter-skin cap, left an old peasant woman in charge of the shop — a sort of feminine Caliban, employed in cleaning a stove made marvelous by

    The Magic Skin

  • The door was opened by a plump-faced Latino woman in a black uniform, complete with white collar and pinny.

    The mission song

  • The door was opened by a plump-faced Latino woman in a black uniform, complete with white collar and pinny.

    the mission song

  • Without a word Uno and Ragan unfastened the scabbarded blades from their backs and handed them and their daggers to a plump-faced man who might have been a shopkeeper once, from the look of his blue woolen coat and breeches.

    The Fires of Heaven

  • A youngish plump-faced girl in a cheap blue coat was pulling sticks of make-up and boxes of Kleenex out of her desk drawer and thrusting them into her bag.

    Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

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