Definition of long-faced in US English:



  • See long face

    • ‘It was not a pleasant experience, driving along the road along with dozens of other long-faced motorists, all obviously suffering from post Bank Holiday blues.’
    • ‘Halfway down a flight of stairs he encounters a long-faced, very earnest fellow strumming a guitar and singing to a group of young women who might well be Romance-language majors.’
    • ‘Journalism may need some long-faced fellows to look backward and tell us how things have gone badly, but that species is in more than adequate supply.’
    • ‘The bathing suit section was packed with long-faced women.’