Definition Of deface
spoil the surface or appearance of (something), e.g., by drawing or writing on it; mar or disfigure.
he defaced library books
Example Of deface
A Bedford Bishop says he is ‘fed up’ with vandals defacing his church.
A local constituency office in Keighley has been targeted by vandals who have defaced the building with graffiti.
According to Moore, the chalkings qualify as defacement of property and harassing and intimidating behavior, both of which are violations of the Student Code of Conduct.
Angry residents claim graffiti vandals are continuing to deface Chiswick's streets because the owners of business and public properties have a ‘lazy attitude’ towards removing tags.
As Gardaí continue the hunt for reckless vandals who defaced statues of Our Lady at a rural grotto in Kerry, shocked locals held a prayer meeting on the site on Monday night and prayed for forgiveness for the culprits.