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off-the-face

[awf-thuh-feys, of-]
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  1. (of a woman's hat) made without a brim.
  2. (of a woman's hairdo) not covering, framing, or shading the face.

Origin of off-the-face

First recorded in 1905–10
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Historical Examples

  • Her little, off-the-face hat of the same bright color was decorated with a diamond bar-pin.

    Linda Carlton's Island Adventure

    Edith Lavell