pull a face

Definitions of pull a face
  1. verb
    contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state
    synonyms: grimace, make a face
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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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