wear a silly grin/smile on one's face

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of wear a silly grin/smile on one's face

: to grin/smile in a silly way

Word by Word Definitions

wear play
  1. : to bear or have on the person

  2. : to use habitually for clothing, adornment, or assistance

  3. : to carry on the person

  1. : the act of wearing : the state of being worn : use

  2. : clothing or an article of clothing usually of a particular kind

  3. : fashion, vogue

silly play
  1. : helpless, weak

  2. : rustic, plain

  3. : lowly in station : humble

grin play
  1. : to draw back the lips so as to show the teeth especially in amusement or laughter

smile play
  1. : to have, produce, or exhibit a smile

  2. : to look or regard with amusement or ridicule

  3. : to bestow approval

  1. : a facial expression in which the eyes brighten and the corners of the mouth curve slightly upward and which expresses especially amusement, pleasure, approval, or sometimes scorn

  2. : a pleasant or encouraging appearance

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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