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Definition of "po-faced" [po-faced]

  • Wearing a particularly stern and disapproving expression; humorless; priggish. (adjective)
  • Poker-faced. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "po-faced" in a sentence
  • "Formula One is a notoriously po-faced sport but Sebastian Vettel – a fan of Monty Python and Little Britain – was not too distracted by the task of trying to win Sunday's Chinese grand prix to be amused by the sight of an absent-minded Jenson Button driving his McLaren into the Red Bull pit, just as Vettel himself was attempting to make a tyre stop."
  • "There has been something of a po-faced flap at some US media outlets about this weekend's rallies in Washington arranged by TV news satirists Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert."
  • "Pontevedro, in Giles Havergal's enticingly louche production, is one of those po-faced principalities whose chief characteristic is taking itself just a little too seriously."
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