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phiz

(fɪz)
n
(Anatomy) slang chiefly Brit the face or a facial expression: an ugly phiz. Also called: phizog
[C17: colloquial shortening of physiognomy]

Phiz

(fɪz)
n
(Biography) real name Hablot Knight Browne. 1815–82, English painter, noted for his illustrations for Dickens' novels
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Noun1.phiz - English illustrator of several of Dickens' novels (1815-1882)Phiz - English illustrator of several of Dickens' novels (1815-1882)
2.phiz - the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British)phiz - the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British)
human head - the head of a human being
face, human face - the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear; "he washed his face"; "I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news"
pudding face, pudding-face - a large fat human face
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations

phiz

[fɪz] Njeta f

phiz

n (dated Brit sl) → Visage f (inf)
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Sure, watching the Mount Rushmore familiarity of fizzogs like Alf Garnett and Kenneth Williams - from classic shows like 'Til Death Us Do Part and Hancock's Half Hour - reappropriated by other actors did hold a certain fascination.
Rachael says she can't stand a man in a beard but I bet if George Clooney, Brad Pitt or Gary Barlow rocked up in the morning with their hairy fizzogs she wouldn't complain.
In the new world of new fizzogs, we're going to be more socially sought after than a Lottery winner with tickets to a secret Sting gig at Wallsend Working Men's Club.
Naw, it's because they've got a blonde barnet, fetching fizzogs and they look tidy in a low-cut top.
Best time to go: You can face those fierce Fizzogs this summer
The full-frontal fizzogs (pictured inset) are the latest creations from Dai, aged 76, who has been manoeuvring his versatile features to evoke laughter - that's a good dictionary definition of "gurning" - for 60 years.
A TRY a firm called Fizzogs who make made-to-order mirrors for children.