What does face saving mean?

Definitions for face saving

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word face saving.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. face saver, face saving(adj)

    an act that avoids a loss of face (of dignity or prestige)

  2. face-saving(adj)

    maintaining dignity or prestige

    "a face-saving compromise"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of face saving in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of face saving in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Seema Gupta:

    This seems to be a face-saving strategy to say something to the court.

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