smooth-faced


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smooth-faced

adj
with a manner that hints of insincerity, glibness and cynical manipulationbeardless or hairless of face
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Adj.1.smooth-faced - lacking hair on the facesmooth-faced - lacking hair on the face; "a smooth-faced boy of 14 years"
hairless - having no hair or fur; "a Mexican Hairless is about the size of a fox terrier and hairless except for a tufts on the head and tail"
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Translations

smooth-faced

[ˈsmuːðˈfeɪst] ADJ [man] (after shaving) → bien afeitado; [boy] (too young to shave) → imberbe, barbilampiño
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