- expressionless; impassive
- stern, smug, humorless, etc.
Origin of po-facedfrom uncertain or unknown; perhaps po (= chamber pot) + faced; by analogy with poker-faced: see poker face
Origin of po-facedFrom po chamberpot ( a po-faced expression being likened to that of a person observing the contents of a chamber pot with disgust ) from French pot de chambre chamber pot pot pot de of chambre room
(comparative more po-faced, superlative most po-faced)