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

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