Fa"cer(f"sr), n. 1. One who faces; one who puts on a false show; a bold-faced person. [Obs.]
There be no greater talkers, nor boasters, nor fasers.Latimer.
2. A blow in the face, as in boxing; hence, any severe or stunning check or defeat, as in controversy.
I should have been a stercoraceous mendicant if I had hollowed when I got a facer.C. Kingsley.
3. a serious difficulty with which one is suddenly faced. [wns=1]
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