Example sentences for: po-faced

How can you use “po-faced” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • That humor is a very serious business is certainly borne out by the po-faced treatment the subject receives in this analysis, though the fault cannot be said to lie with the author.

  • I was pleased to see that Beale accepts the etymology of (British) po-faced as coming from po `chamber pot,' disagreeing with Collins English Dictionary [Editorial Director: L. Urdang] which traces it to a modification of poor-faced . I never cared for that, on the grounds that I know of no British dialect that pronounces poor as [pou].

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