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facer Line breaks: facer
Pronunciation: /ˈfeɪsə/

Definition of facer in English:


informal, chiefly British
1A blow to the face: I wish I’d landed him a facer!
More example sentences
  • In the twelfth round, Gamble put in a tremendous facer, that split his opponent's nose, and the claret flew in all directions.
  • A good deal of sparring took place, when, a favourable opportunity offering, Gulley put in a desperate facer, which Gregson immediately returned, by giving his adversary a severe blow on the side of the head.
1.1A sudden difficulty: I didn’t know they’d gone; it’s a bit of a facer, isn’t it?
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  • It was a facer, Yetive and Beverly felt as though a steel trap suddenly had been closed down upon them.
  • It was a facer for Balcom and he quickly guided the conversation into less dangerous channels.

Words that rhyme with facer

acer, bracer, chaser, debaser, embracer, macer, mesa, pacer, placer, racer, spacer, tracer
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