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smooth-faced

[smooth-feyst]
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adjective
  1. beardless; smooth-shaven.
  2. having a smooth or polished surface, as a stone.
  3. deceitfully ingratiating.
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Origin of smooth-faced

First recorded in 1570–80
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words

baldclean-shaveneggheadsmoothbaldheadedbeardlessdepilatedglabrateglabrescentglabrousshavenshornskinheadsmooth-faced

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  • He was smooth-faced and pug-nosed, with an upper lip like a camel's.

    The Depot Master

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • "It is a trick of that smooth-faced knave Filippo," he cried.

    The Shame of Motley

    Raphael Sabatini

  • A smooth-faced Ranger sat beside the driver with a rifle across his knees.

    Oh, You Tex!

    William Macleod Raine

  • “You smooth-faced, unshaved fellows, have him always at your elbow,” said Craigie.

    Flora Lyndsay

    Susan Moodie

  • At his left hand, a smooth-faced, silent young man—his secretary.

    The Double Four

    E. Phillips Oppenheim