Definition of lose face
- She was afraid that she would lose face if she admitted her mistake.
: to bring to destruction
: to miss from one's possession or from a customary or supposed place
: the front part of the head that in humans extends from the forehead to the chin and includes the mouth, nose, cheeks, and eyes
: the face as a means of identification : countenance
: presence, sight
: to confront impudently
: to line near the edge especially with a different material
: to cover the front or surface of
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