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Meaning of BAREFACED

Pronunciation:  'behr'feyst

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  unrestrained by convention or propriety; "an audacious trick to pull"; "a barefaced hypocrite"; "the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times; "bold-faced lies"; "brazen arrogance"; "the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell
  2. [adj]  with no effort to conceal; "a barefaced lie"

BAREFACED is a 9 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: audacious, bald, bodacious, bold-faced, brassy, brazen, brazen-faced, insolent, open, overt, unashamed



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bare"faced`\, a.
1. With the face uncovered; not masked. ``You will play
   barefaced.'' --Shak.

2. Without concealment; undisguised. Hence: Shameless;
   audacious. ``Barefaced treason.'' --J. Baillie.

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