moonface


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moonface

(ˈmuːnˌfeɪs)
n
1. a round and full face
2. (Medicine) a medical condition in which the face becomes round and swollen, esp in people with Cushing's disease
Translations

moonface

n. cara de luna, cara llena redonda característica de pacientes sometidos a un tratamiento prolongado de un esteroide.
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American sets sail from New York to London, hauling a cast of characters including night club singer Reno Sweeney, lovesick Wall Street broker Billy Crocker, socialite Hope Harcourt with fiance Sir Evelyn Oakleigh; and "Public Enemy #13," Moonface Martin, trying to make his getaway.
Later it was Enid Blyton's Enchanted Wood and Faraway Tree books where Moonface, Silky and others lived and strange lands sped by at the top of the tree.
Draw a face on one, glue it to a stick or tie a piece of elastic to it and your kid can go as Moonface from Enid Blyton's Magic Faraway Tree.
Of course, as soon as I write these fictional names, I can hear the modern politically correct brigade claiming that to call someone Moonface (even a fictional cartoon character) is body shaming; that Dame Washalot's name alone is demeaning to women; and that Mr Whatizname's tag somehow has insulting connotations for dementia sufferers.
"MOONFACE MARTIN," PUBLIC ENEMY #13, showed up for his singing lesson in bad shape.
At first she could not make out whether it was male or female, but there was no doubt once he poked his big moonface out and the sun hit the visor of the cap he was wearing.
His novelty records include the comedy classics Right Said Fred and Hole in the Ground, which both reached the Top Ten in the Moonface Paige Prince He UK singles chart in 1962.
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This why some people using steroids get the appearance of 'moonface'.
When Finn (called "Moonface" for his reluctance to make eye contact) witnesses the kidnapping of 19-year-old Roza, an alluring Polish immigrant who one day showed up in the Midwestern town of Bone Gap, he only vaguely recollects the face of the man who abducted her.
We hear from such voices as weird high-school senior Finn O'Sullivan--better known as "Moonface" by the townies for his tendency to space out--who is able to read people and offer intimate, uncanny insights into their quiet lives.