Facer



[fey-ser] /ˈfeɪ sər/

noun
1.
a person or thing that .
2.
Informal. a blow in the .
3.
British Informal. an unexpected major difficulty, dilemma, or defeat.
/ˈfeɪsə/
noun
1.
a person or thing that faces
2.
a lathe tool used to turn a face perpendicular to the axis of rotation
3.
(Brit, informal) a difficulty or problem

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    [feys-sey-ver] /ˈfeɪsˌseɪ vər/ noun 1. something that saves one’s prestige or dignity: Allow him the face-saver of resigning instead of being fired. noun 1. something that serves to maintain the dignity or prestige of someone or something



  • Face-saving

    [feys-sey-ver] /ˈfeɪsˌseɪ vər/ noun 1. something that saves one’s prestige or dignity: Allow him the face-saver of resigning instead of being fired. adjective 1. maintaining dignity or prestige noun 1. something that serves to maintain the dignity or prestige of someone or something

  • Face someone down

    verb phrase To disconcert in a direct confrontation: I am being faced down by a ten-or twelve-year-old boy (1530+)



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