Definition of


  1. (verb, emotion) disturb the composure of

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Faze

enervate, unnerve, unsettle

Alternate forms of Faze

Hyponyms: unman

Hypernyms: discomfit, discompose, disconcert, untune, upset

Origin of the word Faze

  1. 1830 Amer.Eng. variant of Kentish dialect feeze "to frighten, alarm, discomfit" (mid-15c.), from O.E. fesian, fysian "drive away," from P.Gmc. *fausjanan. Related: Fazed; fazing. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Note: If you're looking to improve your vocabulary right now, we highly recommend Ultimate Vocabulary Software.

Word of the Moment


a genus of Psittacidae