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19.
adj. The act of hitting one's face with the palm of one's hand to signify that explaining how stupid what was just said or done (in words) JUST DOESN'T WORK!!!

N/B When additionally something as stupid or stupider is said while you are facepalming, you are socially required to do a rare 'double facepalm,' wherein the subject (you) hits the back of their first hand with the palm of the other

N/B/N/B There cannot be a triple facepalm, when such a thing is required, decapitate the offender with your teeth
*subject one: "dude, I just tagged you on MyBook"
*subject two: *facepalm*
*subject one: " Wait, no, it's FaceSpace isn't it?"
*subject two: *double facepalm* "Ow, my face!"
*subject one: " Do you need a healthpack man?"
*subject two: "Triple facepalm."
*subject one: *facepalm* "Dude, it just doesn't work!"
by White Rock City Toilet September 19, 2009
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Random stupid question

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by Turd_Gobbler June 22, 2009
5093 549
 
2.
The act of dropping one's face / forehead into one's hand. Usually accompanied by a "thunk" or a cr a cry of "D'oh!"

Usually written between asteriks in online conversation, to demonstrate an action.

Similar to *headdesk*
Today I locked my keys in my car. Again. *facepalm*
by Moondog February 10, 2004
2349 637
 
3.
The only logical answer to a stupid question or statement.
Guy 1: dude, how do I get my Siege Tank into Siege-Mode?

Guy 2: *facepalm*
by Seungsation April 26, 2008
1600 456
 
4.
What I do whenever I read Urban Dictionary.
"Hmmm, I think I'll browse the Urban Dictionary today"

*clicks the "New" button, clicks on random definitions, reads stupid kiddie bullshit*

"Oh, for fucks sake"
*facepalm*
by eddy eddy eddy April 01, 2009
1063 381
 
5.
to hit one's own forehead with your hand/palm, and drag it down one's face. Most often done in frustration or agitation.
Sometimes forcefully done to others for humour purposes.
As I tried to explain a complex math problem to a four year old, I felt a need to facepalm.
by Bedtime Nightmare August 10, 2007
862 317
 
6.
The act of slapping your forehead with the palm of your head in exasperation.
Guy 1: Holy shit, I just realized that Twinkle Twinkle Little Star and the Alphabet song have the same tune!
Guy 2: *face palms*
by kirbydude January 15, 2007
534 60
 
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When someone is so stupid that it makes you speechless, and the only thing you can do is shake your head or facepalm.
Guy 1: I swear! I'm a demon! Really.
Guy 2: *facepalm*
by Almighty891 December 04, 2008
563 205