[syn: feature, lineament]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Lineament \Lin"e*a*ment\ (l[i^]n"[-e]*[.a]*ment), n. [L.
lineamentum, fr. linea line: cf. F. lin['e]ament. See 3d
One of the outlines, exterior features, or distinctive marks,
of a body or figure, particularly of the face; feature; form;
mark; -- usually in the plural. "The lineaments of the body."
--Locke. "Lineaments in the character." --Swift.
Man he seems
In all his lineaments. --Milton.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a characteristic property that defines the apparent
individual nature of something; "each town has a quality
all its own"; "the radical character of our demands" [syn:
quality, character, lineament]
2: the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose
and mouth and chin; "an expression of pleasure crossed his
features"; "his lineaments were very regular" [syn: