Meaning of “po-faced” in the English Dictionary


"po-faced" in English

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/ˌpəʊˈfeɪst/ /ˌpoʊˈfeɪst/

UK informal disapproving too serious and disapproving:

Two po-faced men came to inspect the house.
The film is serious but not po-faced.

informal A po-faced person has a face with 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.

(Definition of “po-faced” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)