fac·​er | \ ˈfā-sər How to pronounce facer (audio) \

Definition of facer

1 : one that faces
2 British : a sudden often stunning check or obstacle

Examples of facer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nance attacked the left side of the rim and soared over Mason Plumlee for an in-your-facer with 8:11 left in the second period to cut Denver's lead to 45-43. Joe Vardon, cleveland.com, "No soup for JR Smith, Cavaliers in 126-117 loss to Denver," 4 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of facer

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Facer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/facer. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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