po-faced


po–faced

adjective \ˈpō-ˌfāst\

: having a serious expression on the face

: too serious

Full Definition of PO-FACED

British
:  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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