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Sad Face

noun; compounding
A form of chatspeak used to show sadness or disappointment. It began as an emoticon, a representation of a frowning face, and turned into the compound phrase. It has also begun to be used outside of chatting and in normal day-to-day language. It is used in normal language to especially show that something is disappointing.
 
“Are you going to the movies with us?” “No I can’t, sad face”
Etymology : Compounding. Sad, from Old English saed + face from Old French.
Source : Seen in chats and normal conversation in Aug 2010
Last modified: 8 December 2010


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