long-faced
long-faced long-faced adj. 1. filled with or reflecting gloom.

Syn: glum, gloomy. [WordNet 1.5]

2. having a face longer than the usual. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • long-faced — adjective having a face longer than the usual • Similar to: ↑faced * * * /lawng fayst , long /, adj. 1. having an unhappy or gloomy expression; glum. 2. having a face longer than the usual. [1585 95] * * * longˈ faced adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • long-faced — adjective Displaying sadness. He was long faced so we knew shed turned down his proposal …   Wiktionary

  • long faced — Synonyms and related words: brooding, broody, chapfallen, crestfallen, decorous, demure, dumpish, earnest, formal, frowning, glum, grave, grim, grim faced, grim visaged, grum, heavy, heavyhearted, laden with sorrow, moodish, moody, mopey, moping …   Moby Thesaurus

  • long-faced —  1. Looking depressed.  2. have a long face Look glum.  3. pull a long face Grimace with distaste or dissatisfaction …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • long-faced — /lawng fayst , long /, adj. 1. having an unhappy or gloomy expression; glum. 2. having a face longer than the usual. [1585 95] * * * …   Universalium

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  • faced — adjective having a face or facing especially of a specified kind or number; often used in combination (Freq. 2) a neatly faced terrace • Ant: ↑faceless • Similar to: ↑baby faced, ↑bald faced, ↑featured, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • long — 1. adj., n., & adv. adj. (longer; longest) 1 measuring much from end to end in space or time; not soon traversed or finished (a long line; a long journey; a long time ago). 2 (following a measurement) in length or duration (2 metres long; the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • long face — noun : a facial expression of sadness or melancholy usually affected or exaggerated go around with a long face feeling sorry for yourself Gregor Felsen * * * an unhappy or gloomy expression: He s been walking around with a long face ever since he …   Useful english dictionary

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