Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

General words for the face or its features - thesaurus

Synonyms

face

noun

the front part of your head, where your eyes, nose, and mouth are

feature

noun

a part of your face such as your eyes, nose, or mouth

looks

noun

the attractive appearance of someone, especially their face

countenance

noun

literary your face, or the expression on your face

physiognomy

noun

very formal the way that someone’s face looks

visage

noun

mainly literary someone’s face

chops

noun

informal your face, especially the mouth and cheeks

mug

noun

informal someone’s face

mush

noun

Britishvery informal a face

puss

noun

informalmainly American your face, or your mouth

BuzzWord

hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog
Macmillan learn live love play