barefaced


bare·faced

adjective \ˈber-ˈfāst\

: completely obvious

Full Definition of BAREFACED

1
:  having the face uncovered:
a :  having no whiskers :  beardless
b :  wearing no mask
2
a :  open, unconcealed <barefaced impudence>
b :  having or showing a lack of scruples <a barefaced lie>
bare·faced·ly \-ˈfā-səd-lē, -ˈfāst-lē\ adverb
bare·faced·ness \-ˈfā-səd-nəs, -ˈfās(t)-nəs\ noun

Examples of BAREFACED

  1. <a barefaced challenge for a fight>

First Known Use of BAREFACED

1590

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