moon·​faced | \ ˈmün-ˌfāst How to pronounce moonfaced (audio) \

Definition of moonfaced

: having a round face

Examples of moonfaced in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

His moonfaced son, drunk and sweaty, smelling like grass. Emma Cline, The New Yorker, "Son of Friedman," 24 June 2019

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'moonfaced.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of moonfaced

1619, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about moonfaced

Statistics for moonfaced

Last Updated

9 Jul 2019

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for moonfaced

The first known use of moonfaced was in 1619

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on moonfaced

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with moonfaced

Comments on moonfaced

What made you want to look up moonfaced? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


appealing forcibly to the mind or reason

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!