Definitions of facer

  1. ( a dated Briticism) a serious difficulty with which one is suddenly faced

Usage examples for facer

  1. The whole thing is- a real facer! – The Chestermarke Instinct by J. S. Fletcher
  2. " Well that's a facer, certainly," said Bob, rather warmly; " but if you come to that, where would you have been if we hadn't come to your help- burnt out by this time, with your precious fort." – Middy and Ensign by G. Manville Fenn
  3. I must have seemed terribly awkward and boorish in her eyes, for I pulled up quite sulkily after that facer I got from Mary Dillon. – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  4. This was a facer for Tom, but all he asked was how much money there was. – Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas by Lloyd Osbourne
  5. It was something of a facer, and it set me to wondering. – A Fool and His Money by George Barr McCutcheon