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Features and parts of the face

bone structure

noun

the shape of your face as it is formed by the bones underneath

brow

noun

the part of your face above your eyes

brow

noun

an eyebrow

cheek

noun

the soft part on each side of your face below your eyes

chin

noun

the centre of the bottom part of your face, below your mouth and above your neck

complexion

noun

the appearance of the skin on someone’s face, and whether it is pale, dark, smooth etc

crease

noun

a line on someone’s skin, especially on the face

crow’s feet

noun

wrinkles in the skin at the corners of your eyes

dimple

noun

a small area on your cheek, chin etc that goes inwards. Dimples are often considered attractive.

eye

noun

one of the two body parts in your face that you use for seeing

eye socket

noun

one of the two parts of your face that your eyes fit into

facial

adjective

on your face

forehead

noun

the upper part of your face between your eyes and your hair

furrow

noun

a deep line in the skin of someone’s face, especially their forehead

hairline

noun

the line at the top of your forehead where your hair begins

jaw

noun

the lower part of your face that includes your chin and your bottom teeth

jawbone

noun

the bone that supports the lower part of your face and moves so that you can open and close your mouth

jowl

noun

the lower part of your cheek, especially if the skin hangs down and covers your jaw

laughter lines

noun

wrinkles at the sides of your eyes

mouth

noun

the part of your face below your nose that you use to eat and speak. The corners of your mouth are the two outside ends of it, and the inside top part of your mouth is called the roof

nose

noun

the part of your face above your mouth that you use for smelling and breathing. The two holes in your nose are called nostrils

profile

noun

the shape of someone’s face when you look at them from the side. A face that is seen in profile is seen from the side

side

noun

someone’s good or best side is the side of their face that they think looks more attractive

strawberry mark

noun

a small red lump that some people have from birth, especially on their face or head

thread vein

noun

a very small red line on your face where the skin is damaged

facially

adverb

bags under your eyes

loose dark areas of skin below your eyes that you get, for example, when you have not had enough sleep

kabaddi

a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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