- without a face: a faceless apparition.
- lacking personal distinction or identity: a faceless mob.
- unidentified or unidentifiable; concealing one's identity: a faceless kidnapper.
Origin of faceless
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Examples from the Web for faceless
We laughed hard, harder even than those nameless, faceless laughers in whatever mysterious locale Bill Cosby was performing.When Your Comic Hero Is an Alleged Rapist
November 18, 2014
A nameless, faceless entity known to his followers as Spot News, the handle of his Twitter and Instagram accounts.Chicago’s Real-Life 'Nightcrawler'
November 14, 2014
In a message that would resonate profoundly if given today, he warned against the intrusive power of a faceless state.Remembering Reagan’s Defining Speech
October 27, 2014
Especially not by the faceless boogymen that spew threats with no accountability.Sarah Silverman’s History of Pro-Woman, Liberal, and Vagina-Related Activism
October 8, 2014
Today, in the name of progress, we have faceless interstate highways, clear-cut logging, and industrial farming.Rackstraw Downes’s Art and Essays Are Two Sides of the Same Genius
June 4, 2014
One of the Greek main characters, you know, is to be απροσωπος, faceless.Lectures on Landscape
It was like trying to guess the time by looking at a faceless clock with no hands.Dead Giveaway
Gordon Randall Garrett
That faceless and nameless horror was the apotheosis of the Imperialist.Waiting for Daylight
Henry Major Tomlinson
See any faceless body here you'd like me to stick your head on?2 B R 0 2 B
This was uncanny, but it was not so terrible as the faceless form.Armorel of Lyonesse
- without a face
- without identity; anonymous
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Word Origin and History for faceless
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