headdesk

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a compound of head +‎ desk

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headdesk

  1. an expression of frustration or irritated disbelief, from the tendency of annoyed or irritated people to want to repeatedly bang their heads against their desk.

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headdesk (third-person singular simple present headdesks, present participle headdesking, simple past and past participle headdesked)

  1. to bang one's head repeatedly against the desk in frustration

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