Simple Definition of shamefaced
: feeling or showing shame
Examples of shamefaced in a sentence
He stood there, looking shamefaced.
<the newspaper offered a shamefaced apology for having published photographs that were later exposed as fakes>
Origin and Etymology of shamefaced
alteration of shamefast
First Known Use: 1593
Rhymes with shamefaced
bald-faced, barefaced, bold-faced, distaste, dough-faced, foretaste, impaste, lambaste, lightfaced, moonfaced, pie-faced, po-faced, posthaste, self-paced, shirtwaist, snail-paced, slipcased, stone-faced, straight-faced, straitlaced, toothpaste, two-faced, unchaste, unplaced, white-faced
SHAMEFACED Defined for Kids
Definition of shamefaced for Students
: seeming ashamed
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