- a thin face with sharp features.
Origin of hatchet face
First recorded in 1640–50
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Examples from the Web for hatchet face
He have hatchet-face; Ba'teese no like a man with a hatchet-face.The White Desert</p>
Courtney Ryley Cooper
The hatchet-face in turn shouted something to the men behind.The Pathless Trail</p>
Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
His hatchet-face softened for a moment, as if he was sorry for her.The Moonstone
The hatchet-face and sharp-nose looked towards the little fat Judge wedged in between the giants.
The gambler rose as he said this, snatched up his silver box and dashed it into the teeth of Hatchet-face.