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
Mumtaz-Arabic
ÒScar-Catalan
Gulshan-Indian, Hindi, Urdu
TatuTAH-tooFinnish
Kineret-Hebrew
Mihkkal-Sami