faze


faze

verb \ˈfāz\

: to cause (someone) to feel afraid or uncertain

fazedfaz·ing

Full Definition of FAZE

transitive verb
:  to disturb the composure of :  disconcert, daunt <nothing fazed her>

Examples of FAZE

  1. You'll never succeed as a writer if you let a little bit of criticism faze you.
  2. <the collapse of part of the scenery didn't faze the actors one bit, and they just carried on>

Origin of FAZE

alteration of feeze to drive away, frighten, from Middle English fesen, from Old English fēsian to drive away
First Known Use: 1830

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