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moon-faced

[moon-feyst] /ˈmunˌfeɪst/
adjective
1.
having a very round face, regarded as resembling a full moon.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20
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Examples for moon-faced
  • Alex was fleshy and moon-faced, with thinning hair she favored custom-made muumuus, under which she wore nothing.
British Dictionary definitions for moon-faced

moon-faced

adjective
1.
having a round face; full-faced
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