[ pahy-feyst ]

  1. having a broad, flat face and, sometimes, a vacuous or stupid expression.

Origin of pie-faced

First recorded in 1910–15

Words Nearby pie-faced

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How to use pie-faced in a sentence

  • The pie-faced nurse was gone; or at least I didn't see her anywhere; and the change in Mrs. Sheila sort of made me gasp.

    The Wreckers | Francis Lynde
  • She continued musingly: "Gee, but I was soft when I first went away—a regular pie-faced angel-child!"

    The Haunted Pajamas | Francis Perry Elliott
  • “Pull out there, you red-headed, pie-faced jay,” he shouted to the astonished young woman.

  • But what we got out of that pie-faced Nimms of Penrhyn's wasn't worth taking notes of.

    Torchy and Vee | Sewell Ford
  • Some English won't stand for anything but a regular pie-faced story, but Strathay's a real good little man.

    The Bacillus of Beauty | Harriet Stark