- having a large face with lantern jaws and large teeth.
Origin of horse-faced
First recorded in 1665–75
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Examples from the Web for horse-faced
It's an insult to Frazer to have a horse-faced guy listen to him.The Trail of the Hawk
Why does the horse-faced lady, with nice clothes, go to church on Sunday?Nights in London
No more—bull-headed, horse-faced devils, away with them to the Terrace that they may once more gaze upon their lost homes!
The General—a tall, lean, horse-faced man with a shrewd and not unkindly eye—yielded the point at once.Fort Amity
Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Yet right behind him walks B. He's a horse-faced bird who never smiles—wiry, monosyllabic—asks brusquely for a $4 room—gets it.The Knack of Managing
Lewis K. Urquhart and Herbert Watson