Verb facepalm Definition and Examples


Verb:

facepalm

Definition as verb:

Verb

facepalm (third-person singular simple present facepalms, present participle facepalming, simple past and past participle facepalmed)

  1. To bring the palm of one’s hand to one’s face as an expression of mixed humor and disbelief or disgust or shame, for example, when one is caught off-guard with a particularly bad pun.
  2. To bring one’s face down to one’s cupped hand or hands.

More definition:


1.the gesture of placing the palm of one's hand across the face, as to express embarrassment, frustration, disbelief, etc. (often used as an interjection), She read the post and comments and did a facepalm.Okay, that was dumb—facepalm!


2.to use this gesture to express such emotions.

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