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Make a face   /meɪk ə feɪs/   Listen
Make a face

Contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state.  Synonyms: grimace, pull a face.

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"Make a face" Quotes from Famous Books

... the first specimen of a manufacturer—of a person engaged in trade—that I had ever the opportunity of studying, papa. He is my first olive: let me make a face while I swallow it. I know he is good of his kind, and by and by I shall like the kind. I rather think I am already beginning to do so. I was very much interested by what the gentlemen were talking about, although I did not understand ...
— North and South • Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

Words linked to "Make a face" :   frown, mow, glower, communicate, pout, mop, intercommunicate, smile, lower, lour, screw up, wince, squint, squinch

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