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English noun: human face

1. human face (body) the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear

SamplesHe washed his face.
I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news.


Broader (hypernym)external body part

Narrower (hyponym)countenance, kisser, mug, phiz, physiognomy, smiler, visage

Part holonymbeard, brow, brow, cheek, chin, eye, eyebrow, face fungus, facial, facial muscle, facial nerve, facial vein, feature, forehead, jaw, jowl, lineament, mentum, mouth, nervus facialis, nose, oculus, olfactory organ, optic, seventh cranial nerve, supercilium, vena facialis, whiskers

Part meronymcaput, head, homo, human, human being, man

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