moon·​faced ˈmün-ˌfāst How to pronounce moonfaced (audio)
: having a round face

Examples of moonfaced in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The moonfaced 42-year-old was deep into a marathon poker session at Stones Gambling Hall, a boxy glass-and-steel casino wedged between Interstate 80 and a Popeye's in suburban Sacramento. Brendan I. Koerner, Wired, 21 Sep. 2020 His moonfaced son, drunk and sweaty, smelling like grass. Emma Cline, The New Yorker, 24 June 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1619, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of moonfaced was in 1619

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“Moonfaced.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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