big face

big face

A newer monetary bill that features a larger picture of a US historical figure on the front. Do big faces really prevent counterfeiting?
See also: big, face

bigface

n. the newer version of the $20 bill bearing a larger portrait on the front. (Streets. Additional bills now carry the larger portraits.) We only accept the bigface on twenties right now. The others just don’t look right.
References in classic literature ?
"That?" returned Silver, smiling away, but warier than ever, his eye a mere pin-point in his big face, but gleaming like a crumb of glass.
And the Doctor with all his animals ran as fast as they could down to the seashore; while Bumpo leaned against the wall of the empty dungeon, smiling after them happily, his big face shining like polished ivory in the light of the moon.
Well, he always walks to his office with a wery handsome gold watch-chain hanging out, about a foot and a quarter, and a gold watch in his fob pocket as was worth--I'm afraid to say how much, but as much as a watch can be--a large, heavy, round manufacter, as stout for a watch, as he was for a man, and with a big face in proportion.
The room was large, with three windows; and a young man with a shaven, big face, sitting in a roomy arm-chair before a vast mahogany writing- table, said in French to the Chancelier d'Ambassade, who was going out with, the papers in his hand:
Mills lowered the hands holding the extinct and even cold pipe before his big face.
Barkis) to say - he being, as I observed in a former chapter, of a phlegmatic temperament, and not at all conversational - I offered him a cake as a mark of attention, which he ate at one gulp, exactly like an elephant, and which made no more impression on his big face than it would have done on an elephant's.
He added that when he was being trained to become a member of the elite parachuting team, his face usually hit the water head-on due to wrong posture, which explained why he had a big face.
LOS ANGELES -- The iHeartRadio Music Awards are getting a big face lift in 2019.
| Lloyd Langford - Why The Big Face? Where and when: Sunday, 9.30pm at Arad Goch Finish your festival weekend with one of our own.
One friend of mine cites, "his disproportionately big face", but sleazy, surely not.
"One, the dog feels more confident both because he is being held and because is now 5 foot 5 inches instead of 6 inches tall, and two, if someone gets too close to the owner, the dog may try to bite them because a big face appears before them
A smile came across his big face and he said, "Me too!" He was just like me...a duck hunter.
Her words drawing and imagination are key notions for the ten paintings and six drawings--yes, almost all of women--on view in her recent exhibition "Fancy Problems." For example, Puppeteers with a Big Face (all works cited, 2015) is a picture of two women--presumably the puppeteers--holding a large drawing of a female face between them.