hard-faced

hard-faced

adj
dialect Northern English cheeky
Translations

hard-faced

[ˈhɑːdfeɪst] ADJsevero, inflexible
References in classic literature ?
Then the hard-faced man came back again and offered twenty-three pounds.
She was a thin, hard-faced woman, very well-dressed, very reserved in manner.
The coachman, a hard-faced, gnarled little fellow, saluted Sir Henry Baskerville, and in a few minutes we were flying swiftly down the broad, white road.
James Smith was a hard-faced man, and my heart sank as I encountered him.
Alleyne gazed upon the scene--the portly velvet-clad official the knot of hard-faced archers with their hands to the bridles of their horses, the thief with his arms trussed back and his doublet turned down upon his shoulders.
Liverpool ONE IT HAS no roof, it's cold and wet It still has premises to let And yet it's busy every day With folks from near and faraway The local shops have all but gone There's no Jack Sharps in Liverpool ONE We'll never see their likes again Like Hobbies and the Wizard's Den Once hordes of housewives came from Wales Each Thursday to the weekly sales John Lewis "never knowingly undersold" Replaced George Henry Lee's of old In Paradise Street where tramcars ran A girls sells pasties from a van Where Maggie May cruised up and down When Liverpool was a sailor town The Eagle pub sells no more ale It's been there since the days of sail No cats or dogs in Liverpool ONE No hard-faced urchins, where have they gone?
The latter is apparent in hard-faced lyrical barbs he asserts on Stay Frosty Royal Milk Tea while The Last of The Real Ones hymns faded authenticity.
I'm pretty sure she's had to spend a lot of time up Anna Wintour's rear in order to curry favour with the hard-faced New York fashion pack.
Back in the boardroom the teams are subjected to more hard-faced stares, this time from Lord Sugar on hearing that someone decided to employ a playground game to decide who would pitch.
I CALLED upon a close friend yesterday who is in the unfortunate position of being on Job Seeker's Allowance, something which in the light of our current hard-faced uncaring government will no doubt apply to many more people.
Ryan finds that Janine may not be quite the hard-faced, flint-hearted minx that she likes to make out and, following his recent grisly discovery, Leon opens up to Zsa Zsa about his mother's death.
It is a hard-faced look at the people behind the lines whose training morphs them into one body and yet with each one an individual.