familiar face

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of familiar face

: a person that one knows
  • It's good to see a familiar face.

Word by Word Definitions

familiar play
  1. : a member of the household of a high official

  2. : one who is often seen and well known

  3. : a spirit often embodied in an animal and held to attend and serve or guard a person

  1. : closely acquainted : intimate

  2. : affable, sociable

  3. : of or relating to a family (see 1family)

face play
  1. : the front part of the head that in humans extends from the forehead to the chin and includes the mouth, nose, cheeks, and eyes

  2. : the face as a means of identification : countenance

  3. : presence, sight

  1. : to confront impudently

  2. : to line near the edge especially with a different material

  3. : to cover the front or surface of


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