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noun [countable] humorous facepalm pronunciation in British English /ˈfeɪsˌpɑːm/
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or face-palm

or face palm

  1. 1
    the action of covering your face with your hand to show that you are embarrassed, annoyed, or shocked about something
  2. 2
    used in emails, social networking sites, etc. to show that you are embarrassed, annoyed, or shocked about something

    Sorry, if you trip while walking and NOT paying attention to surroundings you should not claim it is the fault of someone else. *facepalm*

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 facepalm pronunciation in British English verb [intransitive/transitive]
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present tense
present participlefacepalming
past tensefacepalmed
past participlefacepalmed

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