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English definition of “faraway look”

faraway look

noun [C]  /ˈfɑr·əˌweɪ ˈlʊk/
an expression that makes you appear to be thinking about something completely different from what is going on around you
(Definition of faraway look from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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