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false face

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noun
  1. a mask covering the face.
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Origin of false face

First recorded in 1810–20
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words

disguisemasqueradefacade

Examples from the Web for false face

Historical Examples

  • If you are doing nothing do not let the world find it out, lest they charge your religion with being a false-face.

    New Tabernacle Sermons

    Thomas De Witt Talmage

  • But really its fierce look is caused by a false-face that it wears to frighten faint-hearted people.

  • Do not wear a false-face, as this often frightens little children and makes the character seem unreal.