Part of speech: adjective

Of, near, or affecting the face.

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Usage examples "facial":

  1. To train the facial muscles is a complicated task. - "Resonance in Singing and Speaking", Thomas Fillebrown.
  2. There's a line here- and another there- indicating the imaginary facial defects with a small tapering forefinger- And I daresay I have some grey hairs, if I could only find them. - "God's Good Man", Marie Corelli.
  3. A negro educator of Mississippi sought to explain the situation, saying: Many white men of high intellectual ability and keen discernment have mistaken the negroes' silence for contentment, his facial expression for satisfaction at prevailing conditions, and his songs and jovial air for happiness. - "Negro Migration during the War", Emmett J. Scott.