verb (used with object), fazed, faz·ing.

  1. to cause to be disturbed or disconcerted; daunt: The worst insults cannot faze him.


  1. (tr) to disconcert; worry; disturb

1830, American English variant of Kentish dialect feeze “to frighten, alarm, discomfit” (mid-15c.), from Old English fesian, fysian “drive away,” from Proto-Germanic *fausjanan (cf. Swedish fösa “drive away,” Norwegian föysa). Related: Fazed; fazing.

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