What is another word for phiz?

Pronunciation: [fˈɪz] (IPA)

The word 'phiz' is a slang term for someone's face. However, other synonyms exist that can be used instead of 'phiz'. Some of these synonyms include 'countenance', 'visage', 'mug', 'physiognomy' and 'mien'. The word 'countenance' is a rather formal synonym of 'phiz' that refers to one's facial expression, bearing and attitude. Meanwhile, 'visage' is more poetic in tone and refers to one's facial features, usually emphasizing their beauty or ugliness. 'Mug' is a slang word like 'phiz' and is used interchangeably with it. 'Physiognomy' refers to the general appearance of one's face, while 'mien' pertains to one's overall demeanor or appearance.

What are the hypernyms for Phiz?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the antonyms for Phiz?

  • n.

    complexion

Usage examples for Phiz

Quite a band of comic artists, including Cruikshank, Kenny Meadows, "phiz," Seymour, and Leech, contributed sketches illustrative of a variety of subjects by a variety of authors; Leech's work being easily distinguishable from that of his brethren of the pencil.
"John Leech, His Life and Work. Vol. 1"
William Powell Frith
And I appear so penitent and wear so long a phiz That some folks say: "Good gracious!
"Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions"
Slason Thompson
This edition is printed on the finest paper, from large, clear type, leaded, Long Primer in size, that all can read, the whole containing near Six Hundred full page Illustrations, printed on tinted paper, from designs by Cruikshank, phiz, Browne, Maclise, McLenan, and other artists.
"Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life"
Ann S. Stephens

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