Simple Definition of mien
: a person's appearance or facial expression
Examples of mien
He has the mien of an ancient warrior.
<the stern mien of the librarian suggested that she was not one to put up with any nonsense>
Origin of mien
by shortening & alteration from 1demean
First Known Use: 1522
Synonym Discussion of mien
MIEN Defined for Kids
Definition of mien
: a person's appearance or way of acting that shows mood or personality
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