boot-faced

boot-faced

adj
informal wearing a stern, disapproving expression
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Maybe it would be interesting if she was the product of the most improbable union in the series' history -- 007 and Rosa Kleb, the boot-faced villainess in Russia with Love who kept knives in her sensible shoes.
"For me she was a boot-faced old bag in a bonnet whose stern features gazed out from marble statues in town halls."
Expect emotionally charged scenes and the disturbing sight of boot-faced Shirley blubbing as she and her crosspatch father have a final heart-to-heart before Stan peacefully slips away.
He described airport personnel manning the scanners as "serious and boot-faced".
Since publication of the pictures Clarence House bosses, who ironically spend their lives trying to get positive publicity for the terminally-boring Charles and his boot-faced mistress Camilla - have gone ballistic, screaming about "broken agreements" and intrusion.
The cheeky scenes which featured busty blondes, boot-faced mothers-in-law and fruity greengrocers grasping at their melons are back in fashion.
Like a well-oiledmachine,he knows all the right moves,but he's boot-faced, tight- fisted and the spark plugs are missing.
Indeed it was the destination of choice for Soviet Bloc workers, but with a legacy of boot-faced staff, primitive and noisy plumbing, inadequate insect screens and non-existent air conditioning, you'd be crazy right now to consider it over Italy or Spain.