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Definition of facepalm

facepalm

interjection

  • interjection conveying disbelief or disappointment. Used in text-based communication (e.g. online discussion forums.)
    Person A: The earth is only 6,000 years old.

    Person B: facepalm.

    Last edited on Sep 08 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 08 2010.

noun

  • the bringing of one's palm to one's face as a sign of disbelief or disappointment.
    It was worthy of a serious facepalm.

    Last edited on Sep 08 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 08 2010.

verb - intransitive

  • to bring one's palm to one's face as a sign of disbelief or disappointment.
    It made me facepalm.

    Last edited on Oct 26 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 03 2009.

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