An example of phiz is a smile.
[...] and whatever the feelings which now agitate our secret hearts, "” you see we are resolved at least to put on a cheerful phiz, and not to die either of the dumps or the mumps, or any other of the dismals.
"As for thee, thou givest me good-morrow with thy one eye and thy lameness and thy ill-omened phiz and I become poor and bankrupt and hungry!"
Origin of phiz
- Short for physiognomy.