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English definition of “po-faced”

po-faced

adjective uk   /ˌpəʊˈfeɪst/ us    /ˌpoʊ-/
UK informal disapproving too serious and disapproving: Two po-faced men came to inspect the house. The film is serious but not po-faced.Lacking humour informal describes someone whose face shows a serious, disapproving, or empty expression: She remained po-faced all evening, even when the rest of us were in stitches at Bob's jokes.Not showing or feeling emotionsControlling emotions
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