having an overly serious demeanor or attitude; humorless.
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How to use po-faced in a sentence
It was completely wrong because it was all about family values and he was so po-faced and serious.Bring ‘Another Country’ to Broadway: Why a Hit British Classic Needs Its New York Moment | Tom Teodorczuk | June 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But, honey, he is tolerable po-faced, which ain't no good sign in marryin'.The Annals of Ann | Kate Trimble Sharber
British Dictionary definitions for po-faced
(of a person) wearing a disapproving stern expression
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