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(also phizog, fizzog ˈfɪzɒɡ)


British informal
A person’s face or expression: it was enough to paste his phiz on the cover of Time magazine
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  • I am forced to leave the magazine face downwards where her mighty fizzog can be safely forgotten for a few precious moments of sanctuary.
  • It is 2014 and the Botox butchers have finally been outlawed - not before leaving their indelible mark on the phizogs of every Scot desperate enough to believe the hype.
  • Or the wealthy, aging, American who desperately awaits the call to say that, thanks to a tragic accident in which a beautiful young women died, she can now check into the clinic to receive the phizog of her dreams.


Late 17th century: abbreviation of physiognomy.

Words that rhyme with phiz

biz, Cadíz, Cadiz, fizz, frizz, gee-whiz, his, is, Liz, Ms, quiz, squiz, swizz, tizz, viz, whizz, wiz, zizz

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( 1815–82), English illustrator; pseudonym of Hablot Knight Browne. He illustrated many of Dickens’s works, including Martin Chuzzlewit, Pickwick Papers, and Bleak House. He took his pseudonym to complement Dickens’sBoz.

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