- having an unhappy or gloomy expression; glum.
- having a face longer than the usual.
Origin of long-faced
First recorded in 1585–95
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Examples from the Web for long-faced
Well, none o' your long-faced, sour-looking Christians for me!Mildred Keith
The world has little use for whiners, or long-faced failures.The Victorious Attitude
Orison Swett Marden
You can't depend on many of these long-faced canters, anyhow.Life and adventures of Frank and Jesse James
J. A. Dacus
He was a dark-skinned, long-faced man with a sardonic twist to his mouth.Atom Drive
Charles Louis Fontenay
After a time they all trooped away, these long-faced men of pill and potion.Superwomen
Albert Payson Terhune