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[smooth -feyst] /ˈsmuðˈfeɪst/
beardless; smooth-shaven.
having a smooth or polished surface, as a stone.
deceitfully ingratiating.
Origin of smooth-faced
First recorded in 1570-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • He was smooth-faced and pug-nosed, with an upper lip like a camel's.

    The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
  • "It is a trick of that smooth-faced knave Filippo," he cried.

    The Shame of Motley Raphael Sabatini
  • A smooth-faced Ranger sat beside the driver with a rifle across his knees.

    Oh, You Tex! William Macleod Raine
  • “You smooth-faced, unshaved fellows, have him always at your elbow,” said Craigie.

    Flora Lyndsay Susan Moodie
  • At his left hand, a smooth-faced, silent young man—his secretary.

    The Double Four E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • He was smooth-faced and apparently about twenty-five years of age.

    The Third Degree

    Charles Klein and Arthur Hornblow
  • This was a grave, smooth-faced individual in the attire of a notary.

    Monsieur Lecoq, v.1 Emile Gaboriau
  • Mr. Williams, a corpulent, smooth-faced man of sixty, smiled.

    Brother Against Brother John Roy Musick
  • There is your smooth-faced politic laugher, your laugher by rule.

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