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nouninformal North American
(chiefly in Jewish use) a person's face.
- ‘look at that punim, as my grandma would say!’
- ‘I love her punim—what a face’
- ‘Ah, Stevie, I can't stay mad at you for long, not with that lovable punim!’
- ‘That three-second shot of a Web page showed Miller's punim.’
- ‘After getting a peek at her pup, we understand why she would want to be looking at that cute punim constantly.’
- ‘He gets a consistent amount of laughs with that rubbery, expressive punim of his.’
- ‘He's 13, but with that punim, he looks at least 23.’
- ‘We'll no longer be subjected to his smarmy punim on our televisions every Monday night!’
- ‘I'd leverage my stupid personality to get rid of this battered punim any day.’
- ‘The main attraction is just plain old proverbial eye candy in the form of glossy-lipped, apple-cheeked, exfoliated pretty boy punims peeking out from perfectly pomaded locks.’
Yiddish ponem, punem, from Hebrew pānīm.
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