showing no emotion; blank and expressionless.
As a comedian, he’s known for his deadpan style.
Her usually lively face now wore a deadpan expression.
in a deadpan fashion.
He said all this absolutely deadpan, and we couldn’t tell if he was serious or joking.
transitive verb & intransitive verb
to act or utter in a deadpan manner.
He deadpanned, never revealing how shocked he was.
She deadpans her lines, and the audience occasionally gets bored.