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  1. deadpan, expressionless, impassive, poker-faced, unexpressive(adverb)

    deliberately impassive in manner

    "deadpan humor"; "his face remained expressionless as the verdict was read"

    impassive, expressionless, poker-faced, stolid, unexpressive

    communicatory, communicative

  2. deadpan(adverb)

    without betraying any feeling

    "she told the joke deadpan"

    communicative, communicatory


  1. deadpan(noun)

    A style of comedic delivery in which something humourous is said or done while not exhibiting a change in emotion or facial expression.

    deadpan humour, deadpan comedy, poker faced

  2. deadpan(adjective)

    Having such a face or look (as a person).

    deadpan humour, deadpan comedy, poker faced

  3. deadpan(adjective)

    Impassive (as behaviour or speech).

    poker faced

  4. deadpan(adjective)

    poker faced

How to use deadpan in a sentence?

  1. David Litt:

    Maybe Donald Trump is the kind of dry, deadpan humorist who does great material about how terrific dictators are - but if that's the case, he should wait until he retires as president to start breaking out that particular part of his act.

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