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po-facedadjective

/ˈpəʊ.feɪst/  us /ˈpoʊ-/
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 ​emptyexpression: 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)
Translations of “po-faced”
in Chinese (Simplified) 一本正经的, 板着脸的, 面无表情的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一本正經的, 板著臉的, 面無表情的…
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