barefaced barefaced

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) with no effort to conceal
  2. (adj) unrestrained by convention or propriety

Usage(s):

  1. Smack in the middle of the slum-mulligan of Manhattan's lower East Side two barefaced, rectangular apartments rear their bricks twelve stories into the air.
  2. With this barefaced situation, English Novelist Bates carries on as if the plot about the beautiful native girl had never been written before.
  3. The barefaced comedy is matched by the pratfall plot.

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Quotes

  1. "Accepting due responsibility, as I do, does not oblige me to accept the rewriting of history and the barefaced denials about their record on the part of the opposition," Cowen said.
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Brian Cowen Source: The Associated Press

  2. Mr Hague said: "The attempt to portray this treaty as fundamentally different from the EU constitution, when 240 of the 250 provisions are exactly the same, is one of the most barefaced and deliberate misrepresentations in the modern annals of...
    on Oct 2, 2007 By: William Hague Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "It is ...... a barefaced revision of the will of Ukrainian voters, breaches in the constitution of Ukraine and a direct path to lawlessness," Yushchenko said in an address timed to mark the anniversary of last year's elections.
    on Mar 29, 2007 By: Viktor Yushchenko Source: Washington Post

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