Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[fiz] /fɪz/

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

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


The face; mug

[1688+; fr physiognomy]


Read Also:

  • Phl

    1. Licentiate in Philosophy. Philippians Philadelphia International Airport

  • Ph.L.

    1. Licentiate in Philosophy.

  • Phleb-

    1. a combining form meaning “vein,” used in the formation of compound words: phlebosclerosis. combining form 1. indicating a vein: phlebotomy word-forming element in medicine meaning “vein,” from Greek phlebo-, comb. form of phleps “vein,” of uncertain origin. phlebo- or phleb- pref. Vein: phlebotomy.

  • Phlebarteriectasia

    phlebarteriectasia phleb·ar·ter·i·ec·ta·si·a (flěb’är-tēr’ē-ĭk-tā’zē-ə, -zhə) n. See vasodilation.

Disclaimer: Phiz definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.