face–palm

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verb \ˈfās-ˌpä(l)m, -ˌpȯ(l)m\
variants: or less commonly

facepalm

Definition of face–palm

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to cover one's face with the hand as an expression of embarrassment, dismay, or exasperation But her body language was not good from the start on Saturday. She face-palmed after missing one forehand early, then shook her head after another errant shot. — Jeff Hartsell

facepalm

or less commonly

face–palm

noun There's a kind of facepalm moment in the terrific pilot episode of Amazon's terrific new series Transparent when you realize that the title is a pun. — Phil Maciak

2008

First Known Use of face–palm

2008


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