Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 01/19/18 FacePalm

FacePalm (noun, verb)
facepalmor face palm, face-palm [feys-pahm]
Slang.

noun
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!

verb (used without object)
2. to use this gesture to express such emotions.


Origin: First recorded in 2000-05; face + palm

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