Nov
13
2013

deadpan

Posted in Word of the Day by admin

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adjective

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.
 

adverb

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.deadpan_3194377_GIFSoup.com

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