Definition of freckle-faced in English:



  • Having freckles on the face (often used to suggest innocence or wholesomeness)

    ‘a freckle-faced schoolboy who never lost the merriment of his youth’
    • ‘In action, freckle-faced and faintly ginger, he has the face of a rather severe soldier saint in the background of a Botticelli painting.’
    • ‘The freckle-faced Mona is working class, rebellious and keen to be led astray.’
    • ‘He was towheaded, freckle-faced, knock-kneed and tongue-tied.’
    • ‘And Lord, I feel as though I've sent a freckle-faced farm kid into war.’
    • ‘His girlfriend, freckle-faced and dusted in makeup, sat alongside him, staring out of the window as the north London streets crawled by.’