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Having a youthful or innocent face.‘baby-faced tough guys’
- ‘I was impressed by how ferocious these baby-faced little guys could get once the bell rang.’
- ‘Alex is baby-faced, but his ID definitely says 01-84 on the flipside.’
- ‘It kind of fits given how baby-faced and innocent the young guy seemed.’
- ‘He was captured in Afghanistan and arrived at Guantanamo Bay in January 2002 as a slight, baby-faced 26-year-old.’
- ‘The Argentine's baby-faced looks are misleading.’
- ‘Strippers, dead poets and baby-faced gangsters helped make 2002 a memorable year for theatre in Toronto.’
- ‘The first person he met was a tall, baby-faced, blond-haired guy who was standing by the entrance of the main room.’
- ‘At Shaw's Bar and Grill, a baby-faced fireman pronounced himself impressed with Taylor.’
- ‘For over a decade, baby-faced Big Sandy has nailed the sound and swagger of Western swing, hillbilly boogie, or whatever else revivalists are dubbing it today.’
- ‘Gee, anyone would think that I'm like, all baby-faced or something, or that the people I was talking to were fat middle aged men.’
- ‘Hundreds of baby-faced teenagers from around the country serve as the guard of honour, donning black capes and sombre expressions as they take turns watching over the lily-decked crypt.’
- ‘In her first major film, in 1997 as Keanu Reeves' wife in Devil's Advocate, she negotiated the transformation from vibrant baby-faced blonde to wasted madwoman.’
- ‘The baby-faced A-level student, who viewers have seen struggling to overcome his stammer, promises ‘to work hard and give my fans everything they deserve for giving me this opportunity’.’
- ‘Leonardo Di Caprio, who at one point was going to star, would have added an extra level of baby-faced perversity.’
- ‘But 30 minutes in the company of this disarming and baby-faced individual reveals a tough operator.’
- ‘Cora's evolution, from a cheeky, baby-faced first year student in Ballinrobe Community School, has been remarkable.’
- ‘Upbeat, polite, and baby-faced, with tight braids crisscrossing his head, he is the kind of student that Ikeda could only hope for.’
- ‘I'm running along thinking about baby-faced, flak-jacketed American soldiers in their armored convoys when I glance at the ground and stop dead in my tracks.’
- ‘At the age of 23, the baby-faced veteran won his first Pulitzer Prize, for a cartoon that showed disarmed Germans under the guard of U.S. troops.’
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