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English noun: physiognomy

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


Synonymscountenance, kisser, mug, phiz, smiler, visage


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


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