hatchet face

noun

Definition of hatchet face

: a thin sharp face

Other Words from hatchet face

hatchet-faced \ ˈha-​chət-​ˌfāst How to pronounce hatchet-faced (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of hatchet face

1707, in the meaning defined above

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“Hatchet face.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hatchet%20face. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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