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Definition of save face

save face

verb

  • to do something to save one's reputation or to avoid or reduce embarrassment.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

    Citation from "Search Committee 1", The Office (US TV), Season 7 Episode 25 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jun 13 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jun 13 2011.

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Other terms relating to 'face':

Definitions include: an ugly face.
Definitions include: a person who behaves in an offensive, pompous manner; "ass".
Definitions include: a lie that is so obvious that it is detected immediately.
Definitions include: a general insult.
Definitions include: a bitch.
Definitions include: a woman with an attractive body, but an ugly face.
Definitions include: a person who is butt ugly or stupid.
Definitions include: a person who has large, deep, pit-like scars on their face, typically caused by severe acne.
Definitions include: a general insult.
Definitions include: an unkind person; "jerk"; "ass".
Definitions include: extremely ugly; "hideous".
Definitions include: form of address for an attractive person or one's significant other.
Definitions include: ugly.
Definitions include: the face made by puckering one's lips as if to kiss someone.
Definitions include: acronym for "face to face".

Other terms relating to 'save':

Definitions include: a firefighter.
Definitions include: to be ill, drunk, or otherwise unhealthy, or affected negatively by a substance.
Definitions include: A reference to a dungeons and dragons term that means to have poor reaction time. Also, to fall, drop and object, or to fail to get out of the path of a moving object.
Definitions include: A dungeons and dragons term that refers to being gullible or mislead.
Definitions include: a patch of hair between the bottom lip and the chin; "soul patch".
Definitions include: saved by last-minute intervention.
Definitions include: to save a person.

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