Definition of rock-faced in English:

rock-faced

adjective

  • 1Of a person: having coarse or hard facial features, or a stern or emotionless expression.

  • 2Having a rocky outer surface; (Architecture) designating rough-faced masonry taken, or made to appear as if taken, from a quarry without further dressing.

Origin

Mid 18th century. From rock + faced.

Pronunciation

rock-faced

/ˈrɒkˌfeɪst/