/ˈoʊpən-feɪst/ (say 'ohpuhn-fayst)

1. having a frank or ingenuous face.
2. (of a watch) having the dial covered only by the crystal.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • open-faced — [o′pən fāst΄, o′pənfāst′] adj. 1. with the face uncovered 2. having a frank, honest face ☆ 3. designating a sandwich without a top slice of bread: also open face …   English World dictionary

  • open-faced — also open face adjective Date: 1918 served without a covering layer (as of bread or pastry) < an open faced sandwich > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • open-faced — adj. Open faced is used with these nouns: ↑sandwich …   Collocations dictionary

  • open-faced — /oh peuhn fayst /, adj. 1. having a frank or ingenuous face. 2. Also, open face. designating an open sandwich. 3. (of a watch) having the dial covered only by the crystal. Cf. hunting case. [1600 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • open-faced — adjective or open face | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ : having an open face: as a. of a watch : having the face or dial covered only with a glass compare hunting case b. : having a frank, ingenuous, or undisguised face …   Useful english dictionary

  • open-faced — adjective 1》 having a frank or ingenuous expression. 2》 (of a watch) having no cover other than the glass. 3》 (also open face) N. Amer. (of a sandwich or pie) without an upper layer of bread or pastry …   English new terms dictionary

  • open-faced — adjective a) Being a single slice of bread with a topping b) Having an honest and sincere expression …   Wiktionary

  • open-faced sandwich — also .open face sandwich n AmE a single piece of bread with meat, cheese etc on top British Equivalent: open sandwich …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • open-faced sandwich — noun count AMERICAN a sandwich served on one piece of bread without a top piece …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • open-faced sandwich — (also open face sandwich) noun, pl ⋯ es [count] US : a piece of bread that is covered with meat, cheese, etc. : a sandwich made with no bread on top called also (Brit) open sandwich * * * ˌopen faced ˈsandwich 8 [open faced sandwich] …   Useful english dictionary

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