Phiz



[fiz] /fɪz/

noun, Slang.
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/fɪz/
noun
1.
(slang, mainly Brit) the face or a facial expression: an ugly phiz Also called phizog (ˈfɪzɒɡ; fɪˈzɒɡ)
/fɪz/
noun
1.
real name Hablot Knight Browne. 1815–82, English painter, noted for his illustrations for Dickens’ novels
n.

1680s, jocular abbreviation of physiognomy; hence “face, countenance, facial expression.”

noun

The face; mug

[1688+; fr physiognomy]

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