dead-pan

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deadpan definition


  1. n.
    an expressionless face. (See also pan = face.) : This guy has a super deadpan.
  2. n.
    a person with an expressionless face. : When you come on stage, look like a deadpan.
  3. mod.
    dull and lifeless. (Usually said of a face, expression, etc.) : He has such a deadpan approach to everything.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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