Definitions

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  • adj. Having a certain type of face.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a visage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a visage or countenance of a kind specified.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having a face or visage as specified

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Examples

  • I was a child, a boy of eight or nine, and I was weary, as was the woman, dusty-visaged and haggard, who sat up beside me and soothed a crying babe in her arms.

    Chapter 12

  • After the first trip he described the American as being "sharp-visaged, nervous, lank, and restless".

    The Yankee Myth

  • He hired a nurse, a grim-visaged professional named Miss Mabel McGillicuddy.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • ����At the next house a man stopped us to show where a blind little brother had been burnt alive, and the spot where he had found his calcined bones, and the rough, hard - visaged man sat down and cried like a child��

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Presently she added, O my lord Nur al-Din, an thou desire to nonsuit separation, be on thy guard against a swart-visaged oldster, blind of the right eye and lame of the left leg; for he it is who will be the cause of our severance.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Upon it, in lieu of the dogged, black – visaged ruffian they had expected to behold, there lay a mere child: worn with pain and exhaustion, and sunk into a deep sleep.

    Oliver Twist

  • Finally, the black bottle went round till it was empty, and there was so much shaking of hands and interchanging of compliments, that even the metal – visaged

    The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

  • "Senator Lott has apologized, and rightly so," a stern-visaged Bush said.

    Ghosts Of The Past

  • Saxon from the South, or the dark-haired, sallow-visaged Celt from the Highlands, driven forth by the gaunt hand of famine, all look back to Scotland as to “_their country_” — the mention of its name kindles animation in the dim eye of age, and causes the bounding heart of youth to leap with enthusiasm.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • I saw one stern-visaged gentleman tormented in this way till he looked ready to give the child its “final quietus.”

    The Englishwoman in America

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