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A physically attractive woman who is overly concerned with her appearance. Primarily heard in US, Australia. I never was much of a glamor puss in high school. I always preferred wearing jeans and sneakers instead of dresses and high heels.
1. An exaggerated frown, scowl, or sullen expression (as if reacting to the briny flavor of pickle juice). What's with the picklepuss? We're on vacation—lighten up! The president's famous picklepuss appeared the moment the British Prime Minister began talking about the proposed trade agreement during the conference.
2. Someone who wears such an expression frequently or constantly. We threw a surprise birthday party for Bill, but the picklepuss didn't even smile. Don't be such a picklepuss, darling. We're at a party, so stop worrying about work and try to enjoy yourself.
slang A derogatory term for someone with very bad acne or severe scarring therefrom. Sometimes hyphenated. I was a bit of a pizza puss in high school, but thankfully, my face cleared up in college. A pizza-puss like you will never get a date to the dance!
1. A very grumpy, scowling, ill-tempered expression, especially one in which the nose is wrinkled up and the mouth turned down in a frown. His face contorted into an awful sourpuss as he read the review of his performance in the play. What's with all the sourpusses in here? I know we lost, we put up a heck of a fight against the top team in the country!
2. Someone wearing such an expression or having such a mood. Don't be such a sourpuss, Glen. It's not the worst thing that could have happened! I thought the boss was an awful sourpuss when I first started working here, but she's actually really friendly and approachable.
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crater-faceand pizza-face and pizza-puss and zit-face
n. a person with acne or many acne scars. (Intended as jocular. Rude and derogatory.) I gotta get some kind of medicine for these pimples. I’m getting to be a regular crater-face. I don’t want to end up a zit-face, but I love chocolate!
n. a person with a beautiful face. I’m no glamour puss, but I’m no dog either.
n. a person who has a puckered up mouth; a child who is about to cry. She is such a picklepuss. Nothing seems to please her.
n. the face. I ought to poke you right in the puss!
n. a grouchy or frowning person. (see also picklepuss.) What a sourpuss! He makes King Kong look sweet.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.