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Definition of "facial" []

  • Of or concerning the face: facial cosmetics; facial hair. (adjective)
  • A treatment for the face, usually consisting of a massage and the application of cosmetic creams. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "facial" in a sentence
  • "The group likes to pull stunts decrying what it calls facial hair discrimination, such as saving the job of a Ruby Tuesday's employee who was threatened with being fired for violating the company's no facial hair policy."
  • "She was always getting what she called a facial, from which process she would emerge looking pinker and creamier than ever."
  • "These are just examples of what we called facial deformities."