faze

[ feyz ]
/ feɪz /

verb (used with object), fazed, faz·ing.

to cause to be disturbed or disconcerted; daunt: The worst insults cannot faze him.

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Origin of faze

1820–30, Americanism; dial. form of feeze

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH faze

faze phase
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British Dictionary definitions for faze

faze
/ (feɪz) /

verb

(tr) to disconcert; worry; disturb

Word Origin for faze

C19: variant of feeze
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