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pug-faced

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj pug-faced having the flat wrinkled face of a pug dog
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Pug-faced Having a face like a monkey or a pug; monkey-faced.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • pug-faced Having a monkey-like face.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Pug-faced monkey-faced
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Puck.

Usage

In literature:

The Pug, his face working, the personification of baffled rage and intolerance, leered at Pinkie Bonn.
"The White Moll" by Frank L. Packard
He was smooth-faced and pug-nosed, with an upper lip like a camel's.
"The Depot Master" by Joseph C. Lincoln
His pug face wore a downcast expression.
"Beyond" by John Galsworthy
What this mite of a child wants of all things, she confesses, is a pug-faced dog.
"Their Pilgrimage" by Charles Dudley Warner
And his curiously meagreish, pug-nosed sandy face beamed with pleasure and admiration.
"The Penalty" by Gouverneur Morris
I called you pug-face, tell now if you dare.
"The Hedge School; The Midnight Mass; The Donagh Traits And Stories Of The Irish Peasantry, The Works of William Carleton, Volume Three" by William Carleton
O, for the pencil of a Beard or a Bellew, to portray those saucy pug-noses, those dirty and begrimed faces!
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
I can't bear to think of one of those lovely twins growing up into such a pug-nosed, freckle-faced sauce-box.
"Heart of Gold" by Ruth Alberta Brown
Little Robert wore a red linsey-woolsey dress, and was a restless, active youngster with a big head, a round face and a pug-nose.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 7" by Elbert Hubbard
Tom was a short, dumpy specimen of humanity, with red hair, freckled face, nose of the pug order, and goggle eyes.
"City Crimes" by Greenhorn
They didn't look a bit romantic, Lorna, and they even had red faces and pug noses.
"Traffic in Souls" by Eustace Hale Ball
Sam's round, fat face was fretted like a pug-dog's, and Ladykin's eyes were blinky-wet with tears.
"The Sick-a-Bed Lady" by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
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In news:

Additionally, if you have a flat-faced breed, like a pug or bulldog, he may be more prone to overheating because there is less space in the area around the tongue and mouth, which is where dogs release heat.
The light beige pug, with a black face turned up on the doorstep of a couple on Sam Street in the City of Rome on Thursday morning.
Its frowny face and Dutch nickname of mopshond, meaning "to grumble," belie the Pug 's playful, loving disposition.
Expression exuded from Joe Pug 's face as he sang and plucked away at his acoustic guitar in the WERS studio, one square-toed cowboy boot planted on the floor, the other resting on the crossbar of the stool he sat on.
Always having a soft spot for pugs, a breed of dog characterized by a tightly curled tail, short muzzle, and broad wrinkled face, Amy and Elaine felt compelled to raise funds to help with the cost of homeless pugs ' medical bills.
Of course, the art of Squirrel Boy is delightfully askew, so the illustrated pug 's eye appeared in the center of his face (think of a cuddlier Cyclops).
Like that baby-faced Guthrie acolyte from Duluth, Minnesota, Joe Pug will one day go electric.
With their wrinkly faces, curlicue tails, labored breathing and underbite, pugs are hilarious little dogs.
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