1. the human face (kisser’ andsmiler’ and mug’ are informal terms forface’ and `phiz’ is British)
  2. the appearance conveyed by a person’s face; “a pleasant countenance”; “a stern visage”
  1. literary a person's face, with reference to the form or proportions of the features an elegant, angular visage

a person's facial expression there was something hidden behind his visage of cheerfulness


Middle English : via Old French from Latin visus sight , from videre to see