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
SHAMEFACED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shamefaced for English Language Learners
: feeling or showing shame
SHAMEFACED Defined for Kids
Definition of shamefaced for Students
: seeming ashamed
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