Definition of mien noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//miːn//
; NAmE NAmE//miːn//
[singular] (formal or literary)
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a person’s appearance or manner that shows how they are feeling I was impressed by her calm mien. Word Originearly 16th cent.: probably from French mine ‘expression’, influenced by obsolete demean ‘bearing, demeanour’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mien