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Definition 1: contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state - [verb of body]

Samples where make a face or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He grimaced when he saw the amount of homework he had to do

Synonyms for make a face in the sense of this definition

(make a face is a kind of ...) transmit thoughts or feelings

"He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist"

(... is a kind of make a face ) cross one's eyes as if in strabismus

"The children squinted so as to scare each other"

(... is a kind of make a face ) make a face indicating disgust or dislike

"She winced when she heard his pompous speech"

(... is a kind of make a face ) change one's facial expression by spreading the lips, often to signal pleasure

(... is a kind of make a face ) look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval

(... is a kind of make a face ) twist into a strained configuration

"screw up one's face"

(... is a kind of make a face ) make a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip

"mop and mow" "The girl pouted"

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