Definition of shamefaced adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    shamefaced

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈʃeɪmfeɪst//
     
     
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  1. 1feeling or looking ashamed because you have done something bad or stupid synonym sheepish
  2. 2 a shamefaced smile She looked shamefaced.
shamefacedly
 
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NAmE//ˈʃeɪmˌfeɪsədli//
 
adverb He smiled rather shamefacedly.
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