long-faced long-faced

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having a face longer than the usual

Usage(s):

  1. Hillary was tall, lanky, big-boned and long-faced, and he moved with an incongruous grace, rather like a giraffe.
  2. Skiing in their place, a long-faced farmer from Kitzbuehel named Ernst Hinterseer startled everyone by winning the tricky, hip-swinging slalom.
  3. In Italy 15 years ago, brown-haired, blue-eyed Katherine Sage, of the rich Russell Sage family, married long-faced Italian Prince Ranieri di San Faustino.

News

  • Monson: Jazz’s Enes Kanter all grown up — and driven

    There was something different about Enes Kanter. He snarled. His easy, joking manner was absent. The silly postgame grin was Audi Five-Thou. The goofiness was gone, too, most of it. He was pug-lipped and long-faced. He was as serious as a county two-lane head-on. He was exactly what the Jazz hope he will be after a loss this season, and maybe even after a win. He was dissatisfied and … hungry ...
    on October 18, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

Quotes

  • "Just take a look around you," said Allister. "Have you ever seen more pale-faced, long-faced individuals - many people worried about their P45s from the Assembly. I think it's written right across their faces."
    on Jun 8, 2009 By: Jim Allister Source: Irish Times

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