Definition of facepalm in English:

facepalm

Line breaks: face|palm
Pronunciation: /ˈfeɪspɑːm
 
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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

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  • 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!"

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