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English noun: visage

1. visage (body) the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British)

Synonymscountenance, kisser, mug, phiz, physiognomy, smiler

Broader (hypernym)face, human face

Narrower (hyponym)pudding face, pudding-face

Part meronymhuman head

Domain regionBritain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Domain usagecolloquialism

2. visage (attribute) the appearance conveyed by a person's face

SamplesA pleasant countenance.
A stern visage.


Broader (hypernym)appearance, visual aspect

Narrower (hyponym)aspect, expression, face, facial expression, look, poker face

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