pull a face

Definitions of pull a face
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v contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state

Synonyms:
grimace, make a face
Types:
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squinch, squint
cross one's eyes as if in strabismus
wince
make a face indicating disgust or dislike
smile
change one's facial expression by spreading the lips, often to signal pleasure
frown, glower, lour, lower
look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval
screw up
twist into a strained configuration
mop, mow, pout
make a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip
dimple
produce dimples while smiling
grin
to draw back the lips and reveal the teeth, in a smile, grimace, or snarl
beam
smile radiantly; express joy through one's facial expression
simper, smirk
smile affectedly or derisively
sneer
smile contemptuously
scowl
frown with displeasure
Type of:
communicate, intercommunicate
transmit thoughts or feelings

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