1. Northern English dialect cheeky

Words Nearby hard-faced

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How to use hard-faced in a sentence

  • One of the hard-faced officers explains that the security here is provided mostly by off-duty cops and correctional officers.

  • But so many people who have anything to do with horses and racing are such hard-faced people and so—so impossible!

  • Petersen was a tall, hard-faced man with a touch of gray at his temples.

    The Judas Valley | Gerald Vance
  • His driver was a burly, hard-faced man, and instead of letting his horse stop a minute to rest he kept urging him forward.

    Beautiful Joe | Marshall Saunders
  • Her daughter was a tall hard-faced girl of seventeen, meant for a child by her parents, but not meaning herself as such.

    Pencil Sketches | Eliza Leslie
  • I guess he was too busy at the depot bringing a fat Dutchman and a crowd of hard-faced Dakota ploughboys in.

    The Cattle-Baron's Daughter | Harold Bindloss