The face of a building, especially the front. (noun)
A deceptive outward appearance. (noun)
Examples of word facade
Lining the top of the facade is the famous quote: "Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds."
The only person who can get past your facade is the man who is witty enough to spar with you, and be amused at your blatant attempts to scare your suitors away.
But underneath all the facade is truth and a love for our freedom.
The south facade is a curiously flat and blocky affair, only partly leavened by the awkward, two-bay, single-column upper arcade, the unsatisfactorily cinched lower entablature, the four eccentric little ground-floor windows, and the raised platform supporting it all.
Along the main front the facade is protected by a long slice of public green.