faze

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v faze disturb the composure of
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t faze fāz To cause to become disconcerted or disturbed. A variant form of Feeze. "The perpetual need to learn new software doesn't faze him."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • faze To disturb; ruffle; daunt.
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Usage

In literature:

That prospect doesn't faze Kapor for a moment.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
What she said never fazed him.
"Danny's Own Story" by Don Marquis
But he won't faze me, so long as I holds de fort!
"Moriah's Mourning and Other Half-Hour Sketches" by Ruth McEnery Stuart
Must have been a tough old boy; for that never fazed him.
"Shorty McCabe on the Job" by Sewell Ford
They may tell me we had a heavy storm in the middle of the night, but it didn't faze me one little bit.
"Chums of the Camp Fire" by Lawrence J. Leslie
For one, it doesn't faze me a whit.
"Boy Scouts on Hudson Bay" by G. Harvey Ralphson
Does the name of Newport faze you?
"A Pirate of Parts" by Richard Neville
The children froze him, and were rude, and Julia Cloud withdrew farther and farther; but nothing seemed to faze him.
"Cloudy Jewel" by Grace Livingston Hill
I couldn't faze him a particle.
"The Award of Justice" by A. Maynard Barbour
He knew what I had there, but it didn't faze him.
"In the Shadow of the Hills" by George C. Shedd
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In poetry:

The machine guns sputtered,
Didn't faze Joe at all-
But evvytime he fired
A cop would fall.
"The Ballad Of Joe Meek" by Sterling A Brown

In news:

Gov Romney was at the same altitude and it never fazed his delivery.
The intruder didn't seem fazed that he was somewhere he didn't belong and just buzzed around, probably plotting an attack on my bare arms.
Nullified interception return doesn't faze Chris Cook.
The new iPhone 5 has arrived in the stores — and it didn't faze me.
Comic's jibe fails to faze mayor.
Bleak forecasts don't faze Trinidad Aguirre.
Moving up to varsity for the district playoffs did not faze freshman forward Alisha Stott one bit.
The cold weather didn't faze Rock Bridge in yesterday's Class 2 District 8 individual tennis tournament at Bethel Park.
But the SXSW competition doesn't faze Elliot and Natalie Bergman, otherwise known as Wild Belle .
Getting the chance to play Cypress Point Club apparently didn't faze University of Texas sophomore Kramer Hickok.
Fiscal cliff creates problems that don't faze Obama.
None of it seems to faze Fleming .
RIDGEFIELD — Fourth down doesn't faze Ridgefield one bit.
MIDWAY — Utahn Dan Horner wasn't fazed by the young guns dotting the Publinks leaderboard.
York County deer hunters not fazed by chronic wasting disease.
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