Green’s Dictionary of Slang

chitty-face n.

[dial. chitty, thin, baby-faced/SE chit, a child]

a child with a pinched face or a baby-face; thus chitty-face(d) adj., baby-faced; cit. 1723 refers to young female prostitutes.

[UK]Marston Jacke Drums Entertainment Act I: And faith a chitty well complexioned face, And yet it wants a beard.
A. Munday Downfall of R. Earl of Huntingdon line 2320: You halfe-fac’t groat, you thick-cheekt chittiface, You Iudas villane.
[UK]G. Wilkins Miseries of an Enforced Marriage Act II: ’Sfoot, you chittiface.
[UK]Massinger Virgin-Martyr II i: I stole but a dirty pudding, last day, out of an almsbasket, to give my dog [...] and the peaking chitty-face page hit me in the teeth with it.
[UK]T. Lupton Thousand Notable Things 269: Take a Description of an illfavoured Woman, yet exceedingly doted upon by a fond foolish Lover: Her skin and Face pimpled; pale; Yellow; Tanned; Tallow-fac’d; a swoln Juglars; Platter Face; a Thin lean Chitty-face.
[UK]Behn Lucky Chance V ii: Look on that silly little round chitty-face.
[UK]Congreve Love for Love IV i: Why, father came and found me squabbling with yon chitty-faced thing, as he would have me marry.
[UK]C. Walker Authentick Memoirs of Sally Salisbury 17: She [a brothel keeper] us’d to say of her Girls, These Chitty-Faces make me undergo more Fatigue than a Vintner’s Boy, for I scower their Insides as clean, every Night.
[UK]Grose Classical Dict. of the Vulgar Tongue n.p.: chitty-faced baby faced, said of one who has a childish look.
[UK]W. Godwin Caleb Williams (1966) 68: And shall I now be brow-beaten by a chitty-faced girl?
[UK]Lex. Balatronicum [as cit. 1785].
[UK](con. early 17C) W. Scott Fortunes of Nigel II 286: I have confronted twenty crooked sabres at Buda with my single rapier, and shall a chitty-faced, beggarly Scots lordling, speak of me and a window in the same breath?
[UK]Egan Grose’s Classical Dict. of the Vulgar Tongue [as cit. 1785].
[UK]Shields Dly Gaz. 19 Jan. 2/6: She bemoaned the headstrong folly of her grandson, in being befooled by a chitty face.