Humourless and disapproving: don’t be so po-faced about everything
More example sentences
- So it goes with the po-faced and utterly humourless 911.
- Any social commentary is mostly of the exactly-what-it-says-on-the-tin variety and is ultimately po-faced and humourless.
- What a depressing lack of sense too from this increasingly po-faced Government, which displayed once more its desire to interfere, to have something to say about everything.
1930s: perhaps from po, influenced by poker-faced.
Definition of po-faced in:
- The US English dictionary