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Definition of pasty-faced in English:

adjective

(Of a person) having an unhealthily pale complexion: a pasty-faced youth
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  • "I just couldn't see myself going into a factory where I saw these pasty-faced fellows walking in and walking out after stamping their cards," Borgnine once said.
  • Skinny, pasty-faced and dressed from head to toe in black complete with woolly hat rammed down on his head, Hamlet is the epitome of a disaffected philosophy student.
  • When he emerged, he was pasty-faced and sweating, and his long hair hung down in wet rat-tails.

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Word of the day jaunt
Pronunciation: dʒɔːnt
noun
a short excursion or journey made for pleasure