Definition of faze in English:


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Pronunciation: /feɪz


[with object] informal
  • Disturb or disconcert (someone): she was not fazed by his show of anger
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    • The way the Portuguese starlet is going, you cannot imagine anything fazing him.
    • The trick is that Juan graduated from a hard school and nothing fazes him.
    • But nothing fazes Richard, so he'll be up for it.


mid 19th century (originally US): variant of dialect feeze 'drive or frighten off', from Old English fēsian, of unknown origin.


Faze has no connection with the word phase and should not be spelled with a ph-, although this is a common error: almost a quarter of citations for the word in the Oxford English Corpus are for the incorrect spelling.

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