Examples from the Web for barefaced
He took the barefaced girl under his wing, taught her new tricks—and then exploited her trust in him.
Rousseau further says that a whole people can never become corrupted,--a most barefaced assertion.Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIII|John Lord
They are a poor, ragged device for covering the nakedness of barefaced moralizing.Picture-Work|Walter L. (Walter Lowrie) Hervey
Disgusted as the British commander was at this barefaced dishonesty, he was not in a position to quarrel with the Portuguese.With Moore at Corunna|G. A. Henty
British Dictionary definitions for barefaced
Word Origin and History for barefaced
1580s, "with face uncovered or shaven;" see bare (adj.) + face (n.). Thus, "unconcealed" (c.1600), and, in a bad sense, "shameless" (1670s). Cf. effrontery. The half-French bare-vis (adj.) conveyed the same sense in Middle English.