- having a face characterized by or expressing sorrow.
Origin of sad-faced
First recorded in 1580–90
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Examples from the Web for sad-faced
A sad-faced orange Star of David flashed across the iPhone screen as we swiped left on “James” (not his real name).My Week on Jewish Tinder
January 5, 2015
A sea of serious, sad-faced guys, some in uniform, some not, all trying to hold it together for you, and for T.A Man to Believe In: Eulogy for Marine Master Sergeant Aaron Torian
March 5, 2014
A thin, sad-faced woman told them that Mr. Stratman was in his office.Highacres
As one sad-faced mother said to me the other day, "They get out of the home so early!"
"What a sad-faced child the smaller one is," observed Faith.The Lilac Lady
Ruth Alberta Brown
The solemn, sad-faced chiefs took the clothes and put them on.The Conquest
Eva Emery Dye
Carmen and Pedro's mother, silent and sad-faced, made their way to their box.The Little Spanish Dancer