give (someone) face



give (someone) face

1. To show or treat (someone) with respect, honor, and dignity. The phrase is a translation from Cantonese and is used primarily in reference to Chinese people, culture, and business. While working abroad in Hong Kong, I learned how important it is to give face to one's employer at all times. I always take care to give face to my husband at any opportunity.
2. vulgar slang To perform cunnilingus on a woman.
See also: face, give

Common Names:

NameGenderPronouncedUsage
RigbyRIG-beeEnglish (Rare)
DeneDEENEnglish (Rare)
Geneva[dʒi'ni:və]
Deo-Indian, Hindi
Hovsep-Armenian
SÉArlasSHAHR-lasIrish