Definitions for po-facedˈpoʊˌfeɪst
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word po-faced
humorless and disapproving
Wearing a particularly stern and disapproving expression; humorless; priggish.
Origin: Probably from po, abbreviated slang based on French pot de chambre (chamber pot), after the distasteful expression anyone would adopt upon being presented with a full one. Perhaps similarly from pooh; perhaps influenced by poker-faced. Also possibly “poor-faced”.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one
If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?
Reality in our century is not something to be faced.
We would have never been able to predict what we faced.
Faced with war, the country must take appropriate action.
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