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happy face

noun phrase

A stylized circular smiling face, drawn or pasted up as a talisman: I don't want to put one of those Chuck Tanner happy faces on this season (1960s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • "Indeed we can," said Sheila, looking into the girl's bright, happy face.

  • Flavia asked, lifting her happy face to her lover, as he stood over her.

    From the Car Behind

    Eleanor M. Ingram
  • What are you thinking of, all by yourself, with such a happy face, sister Jo?

    Little Men Louisa May Alcott
  • Uncle Billy put his arm about her and kissed her happy face.

    A Day at the County Fair

    Alice Hale Burnett
  • Nan would not let him go on, but all the same his happy face delighted her.

    Not Like Other Girls Rosa N. Carey
  • At the top of the kitchen steps the mother waited with happy face.

    Frank of Freedom Hill Samuel A. Derieux
  • Patrick drew himself up with a happy face of secret assurance.

    The Caged Lion Charlotte M. Yonge
  • There she saw the bright, happy face that she remembered as her mother's.

    Children's Literature Charles Madison Curry

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