What does po-faced mean?

Definitions for po-facedˈpoʊˌfeɪst

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word po-faced.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. po-faced(adj)

    humorless and disapproving


  1. po-faced(Adjective)

    Wearing a particularly stern and disapproving expression; humorless; priggish.

  2. po-faced(Adjective)


  3. 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”.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of po-faced in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of po-faced in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Abraham Lincoln:

    If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one

  2. Abraham Lincoln:

    If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?

  3. Graham Greene:

    Reality in our century is not something to be faced.

  4. Mary Barra:

    We would have never been able to predict what we faced.

  5. French President Francois Hollande:

    Faced with war, the country must take appropriate action.

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