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po–faced

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adjective \ˈpō-ˌfāst\

Simple Definition of po–faced

  • : having a serious expression on the face

  • : too serious

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of po–faced

British

  1. :  having an assumed solemn, serious, or earnest expression or manner :  piously or hypocritically solemn

Origin of po–faced

perhaps from po chamber pot, toilet, from French pot pot


First Known Use: 1934


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