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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. 2017.
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  • He was smooth-faced and fair to look upon, and with a supple form; but his mouth was cold, and false were his shifting eyes.

    Cleopatra H. Rider Haggard
  • He was smooth-faced and pug-nosed, with an upper lip like a camel's.

    The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
  • I rang and enquired of my old, smooth-faced antagonist whether Mrs. O'Rane was at home.

    Sonia Married Stephen McKenna
  • "It is a trick of that smooth-faced knave Filippo," he cried.

    The Shame of Motley Raphael Sabatini
  • Or it may be taking the air as far as Knightsbridge, with some smooth-faced rogue or another.

    Thomas Otway Thomas Otway
  • A smooth-faced Ranger sat beside the driver with a rifle across his knees.

    Oh, You Tex! William Macleod Raine
  • A smooth-faced, blond young man stood at stiff salute in the doorway–dressed in the uniform of an English officer!

    Aces Up Covington Clarke
  • This was a grave, smooth-faced individual in the attire of a notary.

    Monsieur Lecoq, v.1 Emile Gaboriau
  • You are a smooth-faced, hypocritical man of wealth, known far and wide and greatly respected because of your riches.

    Frank Merriwell's Triumph Burt L. Standish

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