English noun: facial expression
|1.||facial expression (communication) a gesture executed with the facial muscles|
|Broader (hypernym)||gesture, motion|
|Narrower (hyponym)||emoticon, face, frown, gape, grimace, grin, grinning, laugh, scowl, smile, smiling, snarl, straight face, wince, wink|
|2.||facial expression (attribute) the feelings expressed on a person's face|
|Samples||A sad expression.|
A look of triumph.
An angry face.
|Synonyms||aspect, expression, face, look|
|Broader (hypernym)||countenance, visage|
|Narrower (hyponym)||leer, light, spark, sparkle, twinkle|