[ rok-feyst ]

  1. (of a person) having a stiff, expressionless face.

  2. having a rocky surface.

  1. Masonry. noting a stone or stonework the visible face of which is dressed with a hammer, with or without a chiseled draft at the edges; quarry-faced.

Origin of rock-faced

First recorded in 1940–45

Words Nearby rock-faced Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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