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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 enough, none of the witnesses spotted the robbers' phizogs.
There is little point in changing the phizogs in charge if everything else stays the same.
Failing to pay, they got their phizogs bashed in and, turning up at A&E, no one bothered to ask how.