Associations to the word «Facer»

Wiktionary

FACER, noun. An unexpected and stunning blow or defeat
FACER, noun. (obsolete) One who faces; one who puts on a false show; a bold-faced person.
FACER, noun. (obsolete) A blow in the face, as in boxing; hence, any severe or stunning check or defeat, as in controversy.

Dictionary definition

FACER, noun. (a dated Briticism) a serious difficulty with which one is suddenly faced.

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley