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Definition of "defacing" [defacing]

  • Present participle of deface. (verb)
  • Defacement (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "defacing" in a sentence
  • "Banknotes were written over with Green Movement slogans or stamped with images of the dead icon Neda, blood pouring across her face, or the symbol of the IRIB state broadcaster with a Nazi swastika.190 The central bank governor called defacing currency a “crime,” and monitors were sent to popular moneychanging places, even bakeries and public toilets, in an attempt to stop their circulation."
  • "We walked a bit around the old city where we saw far too many signs of what Zionists would probably call "art" and what I would call defacing Palestinian homes."
  • "What the police initially called defacing public property is now a defining feature of the city of Boston."