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Definition 1 of 2

Definition

Smacking the forehead with an open palm. Done out of exasperation or annoyance.

Usage

When Swami came home and told granny that he had lost his slate, she beat her forehead and said, "Aiyyo! What a careless fellow! If your head was not attached to your body, I'm sure you would lose that also!"
Added 2011-09-08 by Bimawala

Root

Kannada

Region

All India

Related Terms

one tight slap, porki

Definition 2 of 2

Definition

Basically an Indian facepalm.. You see, we louwe to caamblicate things...

Usage

Sures: I swear! she sighted me da! Really.
Segar: *facepalm*
Added 2013-01-31 by Damaal Dumeel

Root

English

Related Terms

Sappa, Mokka, Put