Definition of make or pull a face or faces in English:

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make (or pull) a face (or faces)

Produce a facial expression that shows dislike or some other negative emotion, or that is intended to be amusing: Anna pulled a funny face at the girl
More example sentences
  • She paused, pulling a face in dislike of its plainness.
  • It's pure clownery, making faces and funny sounds in the hope that somebody will laugh.
  • So the next time you see me grimacing and tying to make faces: actually I'm not.
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