or face palm or face-palm
[ feys-pahm ]
/ ˈfeɪsˌpɑm /
the gesture of placing the palm of one's hand across the face, as to express embarrassment, frustration, disbelief, etc. (often used as an interjection): She read the post and comments and did a facepalm. Okay, that was dumb—facepalm!
verb (used without object)
to use this gesture to express such emotions.
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Origin of facepalm
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