Definition of facepalm in English:

facepalm

Line breaks: face|palm
Pronunciation: /ˈfeɪspɑːm
 
/
informal

noun

[often as exclamation]
A gesture in which the palm of one’s hand is brought to one’s face as an expression of dismay, exasperation, embarrassment, etc. I’m pretty sure said friend now thinks Anne and I are dating—facepalm! you have to see this one to believe it—it definitely merits the double facepalm
More example sentences
  • Facepalm so hard.
  • Facepalm?
  • facepalm Cardigans are VERY IMPORTANT to me, okay?

verb

[no object] Back to top  
Bring the palm of one’s hand to one’s face as an expression of dismay, exasperation, embarrassment, etc. did anyone else facepalm during this scene?
More example sentences
  • I double facepalmed.
  • However, a lot of cops, when they see something like this, facepalm and say "Those cops give people like me an EXTREMELY bad name!"

Definition of facepalm in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day anastrophe
Pronunciation: əˈnastrəfi
noun
the inversion of the usual order of words...